Did you know that just cutting 100 calories a day can help you loose 10 pounds a year? The easiest way to cut your calories down is to swap foods that are “one for one”. Exchange your fatty favorites foods for lower calorie ones. Example: breads for lower calorie ones, chips for lower calorie chips.
Here are some food swaps to help you reduce your calorie intake without sacrificing flavor!
Bagel (400 calories) for English muffin (100 calories)
Parmesan Cheese (1 ounce 120 calories ) for sprinkle used as a topping (22 calories)
Chocolate ice-cream (1 cup 300 calories) for a Fudge Stick (some brands 100 calories)
Potato Chips (2 ounces 300 calories) for Pop Chips (2 ounces 240 calories)
Sausage Link (170 calories) for 2 slices of bacon (80 Calories)
Spaghetti (1 Cup 221 calories) for Spaghetti squash (1 cup 31 calories)
Try these swaps and watch the number on your scale go down! But don’t forget to workout hard!