Top 10 Healthy Food Swaps | Dr. Stephen Gullo

Top 10 Healthy Food Swaps

By March 21, 2012 Food List No Comments
Making Healthy Food Decisions

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Healthy food substitutions are the key to successful weight loss. Determine what your food addictions are while developing your weight loss plan. If you’re addicted to triple chocolate ice cream, find a healthier alternative for it that still satisfies your cravings, like frozen Greek yogurt with whole fruit mixed in. Rather than trying to eat ice cream in moderation (because we all know that carton will be gone before we know it), indulge in a healthier food swap. You won’t feel deprived and you’ll be one step closer to your goal weight.

Apples (Instead of applesauce)

Apples in a Basket

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Flaxseed Crackers (Instead of potato chips)

Flaxseed Crackers

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Frozen Greek Yogurt (Instead of ice cream)

Frozen Greek Yogurt with Berries

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Alligator Steak (Instead of… well, steak)

Alligator Steak

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Frozen Grapes (Instead of candy. Marie Osmond eats these.)

Bowl of Frozen Grapes

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Whole Wheat Pita (Instead of pizza – top with marinara, veggies, & nonfat cheese like Kristin Cavallari)

Pita Pizza with Spinach and Peppers

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Chicken Sandwich (Instead of fattening cheeseburgers)

Grilled Chicken Sandwich

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Sweet Potato Wedges (Instead of French fries)

Sweet Potato Wedges

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Carob Chips (Instead of chocolate)

Carob Pods

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