Nowadays, technology makes people's habits and culture change. People demand everything to be as easy as possible and for things to be done in an instant. Most people in this world now lead busy lives and don't have a lot of time to prepare food for their families, even for themselves. They are faced with greater time constraints from work, commuting and, taking type care of their child. Therefore, most people now prefer convenience food rather than try cooking at home. Convenience food is type of food that takes short time in food acquisition, preparation, and cleanup. You usually know it as ready-to-eat food or fast food from grocery stores. Although it saves a lot of time, those kinds of food tend to have lower nutritional values and can be more expensive than food that takes more time to prepare.
Today, people think that cooking by themselves at home is a troublesome activity. In other hands, there is a lot of benefits to cooking at home. Here is the list of why you should be cooking at home.
1. Much healthier
Cooking by yourself at home will be much healthier than buying food outside. You can make sure and adjust what ingredients to add, reduce or remove in your cooking. You know what your body needs and don't need more than other people outside.
2. Creating happiness
Cooking can also be some kind of 'meditative' activity. The process of cooking itself can create happiness and peace for those who enjoy it by releasing endorphins inside our bodies. Endorphin can help prevent the appearance of wrinkles on the face.
3. Improve family relationship
Cooking activities in the house can be done by all family members. Doing this positive activity together can help improve the family relationship and tighten the bond between each individual.
4. Get new knowledge
There is a lot of cooking recipe that you can explore in this world. Each city or individual has unique recipes of local or international dishes that you can discover while browsing on the internet. Furthermore, it can help to develop your knowledge about the signature dish, the culture, and the philosophy of various nations.
5. Avoid any allergies
If you cook your food by yourself, you will know every ingredient that you use for your cooking. So, you can avoid any ingredient that may cause allergies to you. When you buy food outside you don't exactly know what 'things' they put inside. When an allergic reaction happens, the reaction may differ for each people and in some cases, it may be fatal.
6. Build self confidence
There is a lot of decisions that you have to decide when you cook, therefore, that is why cooking your food by yourself can help you to build your self-confidence.
7. Save some money
Cooking by yourself can help you to save some expenses. For example, you don't have to pay some additional sum of money for transport and delivery. In addition, you can make a lot of variety and bigger portions with the same sum of money you spend for ordering food outside.
8. Earn a lot of money by becoming a Kokikan cook!
This is the next level of saving money, you can earn a lot of money by selling your homemade food anytime in Kokikan. You don't have to create a food store with a daily schedule, so basically everyone can be a Kokikan cook. In addition, a lot of payment variety provided in apps will help you receive your payment easily without hassle. All you have to do is download the apps at Apple App Store and Google Play Store.