05/27/2013 10:09 am ET

Healthy Cookout Food: 10 Smart Swaps For Your Next Barbecue

By Keri Gans for U.S. News Health

It's finally barbecue season. I'm always surprised that many of my patients who work hard throughout the winter to look and feel good in a bathing suit wind up sabotaging their efforts when summer arrives. I'd never tell someone to avoid the season's social activities, but I do suggest a few small changes to help them survive cookouts without gaining weight.

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Smart Cookout Swaps


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