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Tips for Staying Slim Through Summer BBQ Season

By EatingWell Editors

It's summertime and the eating is easy—too easy. Here are seven fixes for avoiding temptation this summer.


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4. Have a little lean protein.

Studies show that, gram for gram, lean proteins help you to feel fuller than carbohydrates or fats, so enjoy a little bit of what’s grilling: a lean-beef burger, a piece of chicken (try these Sweet-&-Sour Chicken Drumsticks) or fish, some tofu. Aim for about 3 ounces, which is about the size of your cell phone—provided you’ve upgraded since 1999—or a deck of cards.

5. Don't Go Crazy with Starchy Carbs »



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