Food Swaps to Save You Calories

By Andrea Metcalfe, contributor to Oprah Magazine


Swapping out foods with high calories and little nutrition for lower calorie versions are one way to help you lose weight.  You may find that the simple switches are not only easy to do, but ones that you’ll really like too!


This                                         Not That                                             Savings

Medium Sweet potato              Medium White Potato                           50 calories

Slice Avocado                          Slice Cheddar cheese                           50 calories

Baked Kettle Potato Chips       Potato Chips                                        50 calories

KFC Grilled Chicken Breast     Extra Crispy KFC Chicken Breast        210 calories

Starbucks Caffe Misto              Starbucks Caffe Latte                           80 calories

Reduced Fat Ranch Dressing    Ranch Dressing                                    60 calories

Fresh diced apples 2 oz            Dried Craisins 2 oz                               150 calories

Iced tea with truvia                   Lemonade                                            150 calories

English muffin                           Bagel                                                    80 calories


Remember fruits and vegetables are always a great choice and every calorie counts.


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