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Eating healthy on Independence Day

Eating Healthy INDEPENDENCE DAY - on Ahh, the 4th of July! Most people celebrate our patriotic Day Of Independence by relaxing, going to the beach, attending a ballgame, or just firing up the grill. But while you're out celebrating, it's easy to forget about being healthy. If you're 150 MILLION not careful, your barbecue will pack a big punch ... to your gut. There are so many calories hiding in your favorite food and drinks; is it even possible to stay healthy while at a barbecue? On Independence Day, Americans will enjoy 150 million hot dogs, enough to stretch from D.C. to LA. over five times. 5x 2,668 Miles 13,340 Miles of Hot DOGS HOW MANY (That's a lot of wieners!) CALORIES? 180 calories 15 calories Jumbo Hot Dog Ketchup Pickle Relish 100 10 Hot-Dog 20 calories calories calories Sauerkraut Mustard 575 Hot Dog Bun 120 caones Chopped Onion calories 104 calories Cheese 1oz. calories (Did somebody say, Kobayashi?) Chili 1/2 cup 426 calories 15 calories Hamburger 20 Ketchup Pickle Relish 100 10 Hamburger calone calones calories Ce 750 Lettuce Mustard Hamburger Bun 113 Tomato calories 57 calories 1 Slice Cheese calories (Hey Wendy, "Where's the Beef?" On your thighs girr!) Mayo Apple Pie 411 (Who says no to grandma's warm, moist, pie?) calories WHAT ABOUT DRINKS? According to the National Retail Federation, the 4th of July is the biggest beer drinking holiday in the United States. 12 oz. Soda 136 calories BUD LIGHT Budweiser 1 Bud Light 1 Budweiser 110 146 calories calories On July4 spent 344 en beer million Consumers ,2010 equivalent to: If this doesn't make you 63.5 million PROUD to be an American You're a Communist! $101 million cases of beer spent on soda FAST To Eat Healthier At A Barbecue WAYS Listen Here! Uncle Sam Wants You to fellew these tips! Ditch your hamburger bun and wrap that meat in some large leafy greens; Romaine or iceberg works best! 2. Thirsty? Drink some iced-tea to cool you down, instead of sugary, caloric soda. Make your own low-oil salad 3 dressings with tasty balsamic. Switch out a turkey hot dog for that beefy frank. 4 Freeze grapes and berries to make a 5 healthy, refreshing snack. Want more tips on how to eat well and stay active on Independence Day? Check out Diet Diva for some more advice. Diet (Diva .com Have a Happy & Healthy 4th of July! References:

Eating healthy on Independence Day

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Do you know exactly how many calories are in that burger or beer you're about to have? Is it even possible to healthy while at a barbeque? You don't have sabotage your diet this Independence Day.


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