Food & Drinks

Pizza is Nutritious. Myth or fact?

Are you a pizza lover? Who isn’t? Pizza is growing in popularity with time passing and is loved by all. It is very unlikely that you will be coming to terms with a person who is not a pizza lover. But is pizza good for your health? The claim that pizza is among the healthiest fast food is it true or a myth? Keep reading to find out. But before that, why don’t you order a pizza from réduction Double Pizza and then hop on?

Nutritional value in freshly made pizza

The US Department of Agriculture provided the following parameter for a slice of pizza, approximately 107gm. With a calorie value of 285, a pizza slice is packed with 10.4gm of fats, 35.6gm of carbohydrates, 2.5gm of fiber, protein, 12.2gm sugar, 3.8 gm, and sodium 640 mg. 

However, the calorie of the pizza might be subjective depending on the process of making and the ingredients used. 

Health benefits

Offers healthy nutrients: Pizza allows you to choose healthy vegetables as the toppings, and consuming vegetables will help your gut and lower mortality. You can top your pizza with vegetables like broccoli, spinach, peppers, mushroom, onions, corns, etc. The vegetables have fiber content which is good for your health. 

Dietary fibers: Pizzas with whole wheat crust hype your dietary fiber consumption. Dietary fiber will help manage weight, lower cholesterol, and help healthy bowel movements. 

Protein content: Pizza contains protein from cheese and meat or fish toppings. Protein has a property that helps in maintaining lean muscle mass and optimal growth giver. Each source has a different protein value. 

Calcium: Pizza uses cheese and a lot of it. Cheeze is a dietary product and has calcium. 

Pizza can be customized as vegan and gluten-free dishes

Gluten-free and vegan food is all mainstream now. To mitigate customer demands, the restaurants use carter pizzas that are gluten-free and have no animal products (the cheese is made from plant-based milk like oat milk or almond milk). Dietary ingredients may cause uneasiness to some people who are lactose intolerant. Thus vegan pizzas are becoming the new favorite now. 

Ending note

That said, anything in excess quantity is not good for health. Even the healthiest of healthy food can cause harm if you are consuming it in a high quantity. Anyways, who wants pizza? 

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