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Barbecue sauce has more health benefits than you might think. The vast majority of barbecue sauce products are made from tomato sauce, vinegar and seasonings which can include liquid smoke, sugar, mayonnaise, garlic, spices, onion, mustard and more. BBQ sauce is perhaps most frequently added to products such as chicken, burgers, pork and beef ribs. It can be used as a marinade, condiment or a flavouring sauce and is regularly used to top meat that has been barbecued. It is perhaps most popular in the southern regions of the USA. Read on to find out more about the health and nutrition benefits of barbecue sauce.

Can prevent a range of diseases

BBQ sauce is made from a number of different ingredients, many of which have valuable nutrients. It is often eaten with meat to boost its taste and is rich in antioxidants. The antioxidants in barbecue sauce can help prevent a range of life-threatening diseases and protect the body from free radicals, which can damage the cells. Barbecue sauce may help us avoid cancer and heart disease due to its antioxidants, which can also help us keep our blood pressure under control and lower cholesterol. The nutrients in the source can help us maintain good heart health and protect our cells from oxidative damage.

Vitamins in barbecue sauce

The antioxidant Lycopene is known for helping prevent a range of cancers and is found in the tomatoes used to create barbecue sauce. Some of the main antioxidants in BBQ sauce are vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin E, with the sauce also containing selenium, another important antioxidant. Vitamin A can maintain a healthy immune and reproductive system and is vital for vision. It also enables the lungs, heart, kidneys and many other organs to function correctly, whilst protecting cells found throughout the body. Vitamin C is also well-known for protecting the immune system, and vitamin E can protect the skin from inflammation, sun damage and ageing. Lycopene can help us reduce the risk of cancers including prostate cancer and lung cancer. One thing you do need to be aware of when it comes to BBQ sauce is that it does have a high salt content. The body does require sodium for regulating blood pressure. However, if you do consume too much salt, high blood pressure may occur. It’s said that the history of BBQ sauce can be traced back to the 17th century. BBQ sauce was first produced commercially around the beginning of the 20th century.

About the FujiFuji BABA-Q GRILL sauce

The FujiFuji BABA-Q GRILL sauce was created to help you add extra flavour to your dishes when grilling and cooking. It can be used for cooking, grilling, marinading and dipping all kinds of meat, seafood, poultry and vegetables. The spices and herbs have been combined in a unique manner to offer a truly distinctive product that’s unlike anything you’ll find elsewhere. The sauce features an irresistible balance of sweetness and spiciness and will be available in a number of variations.