7 Hacks for Not Wrecking Your Diet at the Cookout

Follow these tips and simple swaps so you can stay healthy while enjoying the food.

7 Hacks for Not Wrecking Your Diet at the Cookout

Summer cookouts and picnics can be tough for anyone to navigate with all the delicious and indulgent food. Maybe you've set a weight-loss goal for yourself this year, or you've just started the System Oz wellness plan. No matter where you are in life, here are essential tips to remember so you can go to the cookout and enjoying yourself while staying on track with your diet.

Don't Settle for Chicken

There's no need to stick to grilled chicken all summer. In fact, a portion-controlled 3-ounce piece of sirloin has nearly the same amount of calories. It's also high in protein, so it takes more work to digest, which means you burn more calories. Use beer as a tasty marinade that can also help decrease levels of cancer-causing compounds.

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