Whether you're at a picnic, backyard barbecue or community event there are usually options to eating healthy, says Barbara Troy, Associate Professor at Marquette University. Troy says fruits and vegetables are plentiful this time of year. As for on the grill, salmon and chicken are lean choices.
A lifelong Wisconsinite, she admits to looking forward eating sausage on the Fourth of July. If you want to enjoy the Wisconsin staple, do so, but limit it to just one, says Troy. The registered dietician believes portion control can "make all the difference in the world."