Making healthier food choices often begins with knowing the method in which the food is cooked.
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Making healthier food choices often begins with knowing the method in which the food is cooked. Words like fried, au gratin, crispy, scalloped, pan-fried, sautéed or stuffed usually signify foods that are high in fat and calories. Instead look for steamed, broiled, baked, grilled, poached or roasted foods. When you’re eating out, if you’re not sure about the certain dish, ask your server how it’s prepared. You can request that visible fat be trimmed for meat and skin be removed from poultry before cooking. You can find more Health and Wellness tips on icyou.com.