Eat Smart This 4th of July

Proclaim your independence from traditional diets and the body that's been holding you back with this tasty and festive menu.

Whether we're celebrating or mourning, there's one thing almost every gathering has in common: food. When we're happy, we eat. When we're sad, we eat. When the Cavaliers win their first NBA championship, we eat. And when it's a holiday, we eat, and eat, and eat.

As July 4th approaches, many Americans are getting ready to fire up their grills, and, inevitably, eat a few foods they'll find both their brains and their bellies regretting in the morning. This year, enjoy all of your favorite holiday foods — plus a helping of energy and minus any of the guilt  — with some of the delicious Zero Belly Cookbook recipes.