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Three Tips To Avoid Overeating At A Barbecue

It’s the start of the summer barbecue season and the accompanying temptation of a table loaded with delicious food.  Here’s three easy tips to help avoid overeating: 1.  If you’re full, stop eating and clear your plate right away.  If a plate with food on it sticks around in front of you, you’ll keep picking […]

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How To Keep Grilled Food Safe To Eat

Ah!  Warm weather! Picnics and barbecues!  Awesome grilled food! Whoops!  Picnics, barbecues, and grilling can create the perfect environment for the bacteria that already reside in food to rapidly multiply and become the cause of a foodborne illness. It’s really important to follow safe food handling rules when you’re cooking perishable foods like meat, poultry, […]

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5 Tips To Make Your Grilled Meat Healthier

Grilled meat tastes good (of course you have to like meat).  Unfortunately, two types of cancer causing compounds can increase or form in some foods that are grilled or cooked at high heat. Two Dangerous Compounds Heterocycline amines (HCAs) increase when meat — especially beef — is cooked with high heat – not just by […]

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Grilling? Five Ways to Decrease Dangerous Stuff From Forming On Your Food

Two types of cancer causing compounds increase or form in some foods that are grilled or cooked at high heat. Two Dangerous Compounds Heterocycline amines (HCAs) increase when meat — especially beef — is cooked with high heat – not just by grilling but by pan-frying, too. HCAs can damage DNA and start the development […]

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A Tasty Way To Lighten Up Your Burger

In my neck of the woods, barbecue season is right around the corner. I happen to love hamburgers, but, needless to say, I don’t love the calories and saturated fat in most of them. Some Hamburger Stats Most (not all) hamburgers are made with either ground round or ground chuck and are usually six or […]

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