We love grilling, in fact, my husband is grilling right now! He is making us pizza on the grill!! YUM!! Grilling can be a very healthy way to prepare meals. It’s no secret that firing up the grill to enjoy the flavors of the season is a popular thing for families to do, but many people are not aware of the potential cancer-causing risks involved when cooking foods, particularly meats, on the grill. For example, it is a little known fact that grilling meats at high temperatures can actually increase the formation of cancer-causing compounds.
Sharon Day, Director of Nutrition at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, shares her five tips for healthy grilling in the short video below. These tips and tricks are a great way to introduce healthy meal preparation and nutritious eating to children at an early age.