Meals prepared at home is said to be healthier than the ones from outside.
We eat fewer calories when we cook at home. And when restaurant dishes and home cooked meals are compared on a per-calorie basis, home cooked meals are healthier. … The shift in eating away from home therefore also means a shift in the consumption of more unhealthy foods.
THE FOLLOWING ARE REASON’S WHY HOME COOKED FOODS ARE BETTER THAN OUTSIDE FOOD.
- To avoid health issues
When you eat at home you are aware of the exact condiment’s and spices that you cook with due to your current health condition’s which might not require some cooking spices.
Preparing food at home could help with chronic disease prevention such as heart disease, diabetes, strokes, and gastrointestinal cancer.
We also eat fewer calories when we eat at home.
- It saves money
Imagine making a meal with $25 with a free home eating relaxation and then moving into an eatery to buy lunch for $30, you see, the difference is clear that you tend to save money when cooking at home than eating in public places.
Some times the amount of money spent on public eateries for either lunch or supper can handle a3-4 day’s meal.
- You eat exactly what you want
When you Cook at home you cook exactly what you want and how you want it, this help’s in situations like
- the exact recipe you desire to eat
- the exact condiment you want to cook with
- how cooked or hot you want it(half boiled or par-boiled)
- the quantity you need.
- It brings the family member’s together
When a family cook’s and eat at home the family members are likely to gather together to eat, and this can also help in creating space for a strong relationship, love, unity and togetherness.
But it is rare to see family members gather to eat together in a public eatery or restaurant.
- It help’s children to learn how to cook
Cooking at home creates space for children to learn how to make daily meal’s by getting close to their parent’s and learning various recipe preparation method.
This is beneficial to the children because it can help them become independent in cooking and also restrict them from public eating which most times make people lazy to cook for themselves and families.