Food is one of the fundamental needs of human lives, and from the ancient period till this ultra-modern tech-time people have invented different ways to prepare and customize foods. The customs vary depending upon the race, culture and country. Preparing foods was very difficult in earlier ages but with the advancement of human knowledge and technology, men have created many devices and made many new ways of easily making foods. The number of restaurants and fast-food shops are ever increasing and that have omitted the need to prepare the food at all. The advanced technology like a rice cooker, meal cooker and easy availability of ingredients nowadays help people to prepare food in no time and that has improved the way of people’s lifestyle.
The extra time which used to get occupied in cooking food is now being utilized in other tasks such as spending more time with the family, being the supreme of them all. Changes in the way we cook food have increased the opportunities that women have to work outside of the home. In the past, married women were expected to be homemakers who managed their household and prepared two or three meals a day for their family. While women still struggle with this burden, recent improvements in how food is prepared make it easier for them to balance having a career with their family obligations. In the past, quickly prepared food was mostly unhealthy. It consisted mainly food which were high in fat and calories and low in vitamins and nutrients. Now, however, we can use modern technology to prepare meals that are both fast and nutritious. Microwaves are not used only to heat up prepared foods, but to create real dishes that use whole ingredients.
Quick food has become very popular which omits the needs of cooking and professionals, students and business person are having those foods in their lunch time. Though the fast foods have some health issues, the ever increasing popularity of it shows the needs to have more time in our busy life and saving this time from the allotted time from cooking. The cooking machines help the housewives to prepare the foods easily and they do not have to spend time in a hot kitchen to prepare food. This is a leap towards a modern life where foods can be prepared virtually anywhere and in few minutes.
To sum up, the changes of preparing of food, help to saving time, help to be healthier. And also variety of foods that we have today increase our choose to find the best nourish.