The summer season is a great time of year to enhance your health. With an abundance of fresh produce, more opportunities for outdoor exercise, summer vacations and more — there’s a lot we can do to increase our vitality. But there’s a big summer health risk that many of us aren’t aware of; and research shows it contributes to type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and weight gain. Furthermore, this all American pastime significantly speeds up the aging process and increases risks of cancer and other chronic diseases. The culprit? Barbecued food — especially meat.