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Healthy Barbecue

How To Build A Better Burger

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Summer is the season for barbecues. That often means burgers and hot dogs. As a nutritionist, I suggest limiting our intake of red meat and processed foods. However, if you want to indulge in an occasional burger, here are five ways to build a better one.

10 Smart Swaps For Your Next Cookout

Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living

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 t...

Hot Tips for a Low-Sodium BBQ

Jessica Goldman Foung | Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Goldman Foung

This Labor Day, the BBQ will be the star of that end-of-summer party. But be aware that it can also be the culprit of a super high-sodium meal, easily accounting for upwards of 1,000 milligrams of sodium.

5 Easy Tips For A Healthier Barbecue

Posted 08.04.2012 | Healthy Living

With our spatulas already in hand, we have to face facts: a good old fashioned summer cookout is not a healthy affair. First of all, the traditional f...

Easy Swaps To Shave Calories Off Your Barbecue

Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN | Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, CSSD, LDN

A few seemingly innocent forkfuls could tally up to a shockingly high calorie count. Learn how to save 1,200 (or more!) calories by swapping the "standard fare" for these "better bargain" or "best bet" choices.

Easy Tips For A Healthier Cookout

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 08.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Even though BBQs can be packed with fattening foods, there's usually a ton of delicious, good-for-you food choices there, too.