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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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5. Don’t go crazy with starchy carbs.

If you’re trying to keep a cap on calories, limit yourself to 1 cup—total—of starchy side dishes, such as potato, pasta and those delicious bean salads. Of course, you’re not going to whip out a measuring cup at a social event! Instead, visualize a tennis ball—that’s about the size of 1 cup. So is the size of a woman’s fist.

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