Grilling tips to keep cancer causing chemicals off your plate

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 9:55am

It's summer time and that means folks are firing up the grill but, overcooking meat on the grill can release compounds that can be carcinogenic.

So how do you get the safest grilled feast? Try these tips to keep cancer causing chemicals off your plate.

Wrap your meat in foil before grilling, don't char grill your food and ditch the red meat for fish.

Use a marinade, it protects your food just like foil and lastly, trim the fat, and buy leaner cuts of meat to prevent drippings from interacting with your food and charring it.

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