Jim Sears

Mommy Minute: Eating healthy in summer:

Hot dogs, cheeseburgers, potato salad and fried seafood. Toasted Almond Bars from the front desk at the pool. Huge blue Batman popsicles with gumball eyes from the ice cream man at the beach.

These are some of the foods I associate with summer, a time when we all tend to obsess over this question: What can we throw on the old Weber tonight?

"You can grill, but try to grill lean beef, chicken or salmon," says Dr. Jim Sears, a pediatrician and host of "The Doctors," a nationally syndicated talk show that airs Monday through Friday on Fox CT.

This father of two, who will appear at the Summer Funfest at the Connecticut Expo Center Saturday and...