Making Pizza Healthful And Nutritious


Pizza is believed to have it origin in Naples about 1720. Back, then pizza was basically for poor people, a "fast food" that was sold and eaten outside. Vendors would navigate the roads boisterously shouting to publicize their delicacies. The pizzas were kept warm in a scudo, a copper container that was carried on the vendor's head. 


Young woman eating pizza
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Pizza is best cooked in a wood-burning oven. The smoke that is discharged amid cooking gives the pizza it delicate aroma, while slender layer of slag on the base of the pizza gives it a scrumptious taste.

Today, young people love pizza but a word of caution is needed. To be viewed as nutritious, pizza ought to be produced using ingredients that are healthful. It should be balanced in carbohydrates, proteins, and fats and also rich in vitamins, minerals and amino acids. Another recommended ingredient for pizza is olive oil. It promotes the development of HDL, depicted as "a healthy kind of cholesterol that helps clean the arteries."

Furthermore, when pizza is cooked well, it will not cause digestive problems. This is on the ground that the carbohydrates in the flour get an abundant measure of hydration amid the kneading and leavening procedure. On the other hand, the presence of complex carbohydrates adds to a full feeling, and generally helps keep true lover of pizza from overindulging.

22 comments:

  1. its been a long time im not had a pizza.. it so delicious!!!

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  2. I love wood oven pizzas! Our family's into pizza but the more accessible ones here are the commercialised ones with hardly any nutritional value.

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  3. I love to eat pizza, I eat as a junk food because I've never tried pizza in wood-burning oven. Or may be I haven't known how pizza made(???) ^_^

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  4. I love pizza and it is good to know that it can be made healthy by proper ingredients. So let me try it next time...

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  5. I love pizza. Remembered eating my first set in a hotel in Lagos. It was sumptuous but I guess they weren't wood baked. I wonder how that will taste. Pizza.can be garnished with many things including nutritious ones.

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  6. This post made me crave for a pizza. I've tried different pizzas here in our country and it is true that brick oven pizzas are the best tasting pizza I've had. Those pizza crusts that are charred are just amazingly good. Just remove the black stuff because it can be unhealthy when digested. :p

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  7. I am literally craving for pizza right now. My fave is actually the vegetarian pizza. Good but healthy

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  8. It's not easy to find wood-burning oven in the cities over in Singapore. Making pizza healthy and nutritious is indeed a very enticing way as they are delicious too! Eat in moderation is the best!

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  9. I love making pizza for my kids. Yes, pizza is a bit oily and I agree that we must eat in moderation or use healthy recipes other than meat. - KarenT

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  10. i love woodfire thin crust pizza! but it's unfortunate that it's not very common in my country yet. i hope more pops up along the way. absolutely hate those pizza with very bready and thick crust, makes me wonder if i'm eating pizza or pizza-flavoured buns.

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  11. Yummy, this. makes me wanna eat a pizza. It's been a while I had one because of health concerns. Now I know how-to make my pizza healthy. Thanks to you

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  12. good tips! i tried to stay away from eating pizza not that I am not fun of it, but pizzas in our place are quite expensive.

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  13. When we were in Rome, I realized anything and everything could be on a pizza. Really your own choice. My personal favorite is an Aubergine Pizza.

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  14. I had digestive problems in the past myself so I truly understand how important is to eat healthy food and I love your suggestion how to make pizza healthful.

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  15. I love pizza! Especially those with lots of cheese.. Is it still healthful? lol

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  16. I always love pizza. And nothing's gonna stop me! hahaha Pizza is one of the things that de-stresses me.. I look for pizza when I'm happy and when I'm sad.haha Pizzas have made me calm and made me even happy at times. :-) What could be better if you make a healthy, nutritious and delicious pizza! :-)

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  17. I'm a pizza lover. I'm all for making pizza a lot more nutritious.

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  18. I'm not a big fan of Pizza at all But I like your healthy approach to making it... That is different!

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  19. This one is really helpful for me because I love Pizza and I am also health conscious. Thanks for sharing it.

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  20. i absolutely love pizza, had it for lunch today XD cauliflower base is one way to make it healthier

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  21. I love pizza and I like something healthy. Using cauliflower would really make this a guilt-free snack!

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  22. Hopefully all pizza can be made like this! I love Pizza!

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