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Healthy July 4th Grilling

July 4th is around the corner, and with the Independence Day holiday comes grilling season.

This cooking method is usually one of the healthier ones, but there are a few things you need to watch out for to ensure your barbecue is up to the the highest standards.

Dietician Frances Largeman Roth shares her best practices for a healthy BBQ, with appetizers, sides, and desserts included.
Healthy July 4th Grilling
Featured Speaker:
Frances Largeman-Roth, RD
Frances-Largeman-RothFrances Largeman-Roth, RD, is a best selling author and nationally recognized health expert, who has helped thousands of women across America lose weight and feel incredible with her healthy recipes and smart diet and nutrition advice. Frances was the Food and Nutrition Director at Health magazine for nearly eight years. Prior to that, she was part of the editorial team at the Discovery Health Channel, and also held the post of managing editor at

Frances is a frequent guest on national TV, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, The Talk, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. She has also lent her expertise as a judge for Food Network Challenge and The James Beard Awards.

Frances is the author of Feed the Belly: The Pregnant Mom's Healthy Eating Guide (Sourcebooks, Inc., 2009) and co-author of the bestselling The CarbLovers Diet (Oxmoor House, 2010) and The CarbLovers Diet Cookbook. She was the team dietitian for Sanjay Gupta’s 2011 CNN Fit Nation Triathlon Challenge. Frances earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and completed her dietetic internship at Columbia University in New York. Frances is a contributor and TV spokesperson for Cooking Light magazine.

Passionate about helping people make the right choices to lead healthier, more active lives, Frances provides real world advice and motivation to reach your goals. Whether it’s choosing the best foods for a healthy pregnancy, dropping 20 pounds the right way, or learning how to incorporate more fruits, vegetables and whole grains into your meals, Frances provides the tools you need.

Frances lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband Jon, daughters Willa and Phoebe, and son Leo.