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Diet Food Swaps

Simple Food Swaps to Save Big Calories

Since small bites add up, it's possible to save hundreds of calories each day just by reading labels and choosing lower-calorie options that taste the same. Here are some examples of healthy food swaps you can make during your day that will end up saving you big calories.

Instead of this: Eat this:
1 tbsp. butter: 102 calories 1 tbsp. Smart Balance Omega 3 With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Buttery Spread: 60 calories
Cup of skim milk: 91 calories Cup of Silk Unsweetened Original Almondmilk: 30 calories
6 oz. Chobani Blueberry Greek Yogurt: 140 calories 6 oz. Chobani Vanilla Greek Yogurt: 120 calories
1 tbsp. strawberry preserves: 50 calories 2 large strawberries, sliced: 12 calories
1/4 cup Bear Naked Fruit & Nut Granola: 140 calories 1/4 cup Cascadian Farm Organic Fruit & Nut Granola: 70 calories
2 tbsp. Annie's Organic Goddess Dressing: 120 calories 2 tbsp. Annie's Gingerly Vinaigrette Dressing: 40 calories
1/4 cup raisins: 123 calories 15 grapes: 51 calories
2 slices whole wheat bread: 200 calories 1 whole wheat wrap: 130 calories
1 oz. slice of cheddar cheese: 113 calories 1 oz. slice of part-skim mozzarella cheese: 72 calories
4 oz. beef patty: 319 calories 4 oz. turkey patty: 150 calories
1/2 cup Ben and Jerry's Vanilla Ice Cream: 230 calories 1/2 cup Stonyfield Farm Gotta Have Vanilla Organic Frozen Yogurt: 100 calories

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