Before you grill, marinate that meat! Some marinades can provide disease-fighting agents that help prevent heart attacks and cancer, say researchers at the University of Western Ontario. Not a fan of extra sauce? Try adding rosemary to burgers, which helps reduce the cancer-causing compounds that can form during cooking. “It’s all about herbs and marinating,” says Alberta-based dietitian Caroline McAuley.
Looking for some marinade ideas? Here are our five of our healthier variations: