July 5, 2023

Is Mexican Food Healthy: Health Benefits of Mexican Cuisines

Is Mexican food healthy? Yes! In fact, the health benefits of Mexican cuisines are numerous. With real ingredients made in store daily, Guzman y Gomez Mexican food is not only healthy but will tantalise your taste buds with vibrant flavours. From the humble burrito and burrito bowl to tacos and nachos, here are some of the health benefits associated with Guzman y Gomez Mexican food and Mexican dishes you can find in store!

  1. Fresh and wholesome ingredients 

Eating healthy mexican food at Guzman y Gomez is easy, because we prioritize using fresh and wholesome ingredients in every dish. From our locally sourced vegetables to our responsibly raised meats, the focus on quality ingredients ensures that our beloved customers are getting a healthy meal in every bite.

  1. Abundance of veggies

Mexican cuisine, and especially at Guzman y Gomez, incorporates a variety of fresh vegetables as an added health benefit. Whether it’s our fresh Sauteed Veggies with Guacamole in your burrito bowl or the colourful lettuce in your tacos, customers can enjoy the health benefits of increased vegetable intake, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

  1. Lean protein options

We offer a range of healthy protein options, such as grilled chicken, steak, and vegetarian choices like tofu, and black beans. The lean protein sources provide essential amino acids for muscle repair and growth making every Mexican dish a healthy one!

  1. Whole grain choices

The cornerstone of any healthy Mexican food is of course, whole grains! We provide whole grain options, such as brown rice and whole wheat tortillas. Offering fiber, vitamins, and minerals compared to their refined grain alternatives, these grains promote better digestion and satiety.

  1. Good fats from avocado and guacamole

Say hello to the champion of Mexican food health! Guacamole, made from avocados, is a staple in Mexican cuisine, celebrated here at Guzman y Gomez. Avocados are a great source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which can help reduce bad cholesterol levels and promote overall heart health.

  1. Flavourful hears and spices

Using a variety of herbs and spices to add depth and flavour to our Mexican dishes, we are champions of healthy Mexican food. Ingredients like coriander, pepper not only enhance the taste but also offer potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

  1. Customizable options

One of the great advantages of Guzman y Gomez is the ability to customize your meal. This allows you to make healthier choices by adding more vegetables, or opting for elan proteins, and controlling portion sizes according to your preferences and dietary needs.

It's important to remember that we, at Guzman y Gomez, offer health-conscious choices, individual food choices and portion control play a significant role in maintaining a balanced diet. By making mindful choices and enjoying a variety of options, you can experience the health benefits while savoring the flavors of Guzman y Gomez's Mexican cuisine.

Our menu is fully customisable and every order is made fresh, just the way you like it. Our team has shared their top Guzman y Gomez customisations to help you refuel your body no matter your work out, dietary preferences, or health goals: 

  • Add extra Sauteed Vegetables – upping the vitamins and antioxidants in your meal to help keep you healthy. Antioxidants are also important to protect against free radical damage that can happen during intense exercise.
  • The regular serves of Grilled Chicken, Slow Cooked Beef, or Pulled Pork fillings provide 20-25g of protein. Add extra to double the protein. 
  • Going for a meat-free option? Choose a menu item with black beans, like our Burrito Bowls, which can help meet nutrient targets. 
  • Want all the vegetable goodness of a salad but need a carbohydrate hit too – try adding a side of brown rice or black beans.

Remember to visit your nearest Guzman y Gomez outlet to enjoy a healthy Mexican meal on us ¡Buen provecho!

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