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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.

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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