Did you know that authentic Mexican food can be extremely nutritious? One of the health benefits of Mexican food is rich fiber coming from the beans that take care of the skewed fiber supply in most diets that cause digestive problems.
The steamed beans with burritos or tacos are best. However, fried beans are less nutritious compared to whole beans.
On the non-veg side, Mexican food has delicious meat like beef, pork, chicken, or shrimp. Lean meat helps to increase the intake of protein and improves energy levels and keeps muscles healthy.
Lean beef or white meat chicken is considered better than fried meats. The Capsaicin in many spicy peppers such as jalapenos and Mexican sauces mitigate blood pressure and cholesterol issues.
The vegetables used Mexican dishes supply plenty of essential nutrients. Tomatoes and onions have plenty of vitamin C while Avocado’s guacamole adds heart-healthy potassium, fiber, and unsaturated fats.
In the soaring demand for Mexican food, the segment of authentic Mexican food has more fans as the traditional dishes have a special appeal. This is because the bulk of the Mexican food served in restaurants is Americanized and affected by regional influences. A case in point is the TexMex.
Celebrities and Mexican food
Among the fans of Mexican foods are many celebrities. They include Jennifer Aniston who swears by items such as Enchiladas, Chips & Guacamole also Quesadillas. Aniston loves chips and guac as a starter with the main dish of Enchiladas or a Tostada salad.
Eva Longoria, the ever beautiful actress loves Tortilla soup for its nice broth. She also owns her Mexican restaurant named Beso.
Kelly Osbourne loves Chicken Quesadilla mainly for its moderate carbs and melted cheese.
Beyonce is a great fan of Guacamole.
Booming Mexican Food Business
As far as London is concerned, the Mexican Taco frenzy is hard to miss and the Mexican food scene is growing further with Badass burritos and Enchiladas seeing more takers in the city.
The Mexican spots in London include including Breddos Tacos’ bricks; Casa Pastor in Coal Drops Yard,; and Del74 Dalston with an exclusive Tacos happy hour.
As for market outlook in 2020, market research affirms Hispanic foods market in the U.S. will grow to more than $21 billion in 2020 with an annual growth of 3.8 percent.
The market drivers will include the increasing share of the Hispanic people in the U.S and the desire for Hispanic food by the mainstream population.
According to studies, the US major restaurant market segments based on products are pizza, burger, coffee, Mexican food and others. Although a larger share of the market has gone to the burger segment, Mexican food segment along with pizza, coffee and sandwiches are among the fastest growing tiers of the food market.