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Is a Foreman Grill Healthy?

By
Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
1-minute read

Ask the Diva: Is a Foreman Grill a Healthy Way to Cook?

Q. I have recently bought a George Foreman Grill and love how easy it is to use and how great the food tastes. But, I am known to like foods that are unhealthy for me, so I have to ask: Is it really that much healthier than say, boiling or baking foods, if you use the same sauces?

A. I don’t actually own one myself but I understand these are great little appliances and—even though the food tastes good—you have nothing to fear.  The grill allows you to cook with a minimum of added fat and avoids the very high, direct heat of actual charcoal or gas grilling, which can lead to its own problems
 

About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show.