The Fourth of July is a day of fireworks, fun and barbecued food, everywhere you turn. The good news — you can have a guilt-free Fourth of July when you’re trying to lose weight. To help you stay on-track with your health goals, we’ve compiled our best tips on how to stay healthy on the Fourth of July.
The number one way to have a healthy Fourth of July is to plan ahead. If you show up starving to a BBQ that is serving platters of macaroni salad and ice cream treats, it is going to feel a lot more challenging to choose a healthier option or refrain from overeating.
But with deliberate planning, you can enjoy the holiday with friends and family while still eating well. Here are our top tips to help keep this Fourth of July on the healthy side.