These tips for healthier grilling can reduce risk for cancer

A UCLA expert says a few adjustments to your barbecue protocol can minimize exposure to carcinogens
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Peter Bracke

Did you know that eating grilled meats can increase your risk for cancer?

Just in time for the July 4 holiday, Catherine Carpenter, a professor of clinical nutrition and member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, explains how a few small adjustments to how you barbecue your steak, pork, fish and chicken can reduce your exposure to carcinogens.