15 Ways to Cut 50 Calories or More

Think small! Trimming even just a small percentage of your body weight can do wonders for your health.

And eating just a bit less is the way to do it. Shaving calories here and there is easier than you think.

All it takes are a few no-sweat efforts like the ones that follow. Pick two a day and you’ll cut 100 calories. Burn 100 more calories a day (a 15- to 20-minute walk will do the trick) and you’ll lose almost half a pound a week. That may not sound like much, but it adds up to 20 pounds a year!

1. Leave the cheese off your sandwich.

2. Use 1 cup skim milk instead of 1 cup whole milk.

3. Use a nonstick spray instead of 2 teaspoons oil.

4. Drink seltzer or diet soda instead of regular soda.

5. Have an English muffin instead of a doughnut

6. Use 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise instead of 1 tablespoon regular mayo.

7. Eat 2 tablespoons less ice cream.

8. Drink 4 ounces less juice.

9. Use 1 tablespoon less cream cheese.

10. Order small fries instead of large fries.

11. Use 1 tablespoon less salad dressing.

12. Use one less pat of margarine

13. Substitute 4 ounces ground turkey for 4 ounces ground beef.

14. Have 1 ounce of pretzels instead of 1 ounce of potato chips.

15. Substitute 1 tablespoon jam for 1 tablespoon butter.

See also:
Lose Weight Around the Clock
8 Things That Are Making You Fat
Rise Up Against Sitting Disease

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