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How to Make a Healthy Hamburger and Save 400 Calories (Page 3)

Burger Patty

2. How to Slim Down Your Hamburger Patty

The problem with many premade burgers is that they’re way too big. Many weigh in at a hefty 6 ounces, delivering 11 grams of saturated fat and 460 calories.

What to Do If You’re a Guest:
The solution is simple when you’re presented with an enormous burger: Cut it in half! By reducing your burger to a healthy 3-ounce portion, you can eliminate 203 calories. And you can save even more if you make the burger patties yourself.

What to Do If You’re Hosting:
By making your own burger patties, you can control how big they are and how lean they are—while still making them taste great! Try making 4-ounce (raw) patties with 90%-lean beef. You’ll slash 231 calories and 6 grams of saturated fat from the menu.

Next: 3. How to Slim Down Hamburger Toppings »


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