Instead of sugar-sweetened soft drinks, try a diet
soda or water or at least reduce the amount of regular
soft drinks you consume by 8 ounces (1 cup).
Have a toasted English muffin with 2 teaspoons of no-sugar-added
preserves instead of a croissant or sweet roll.
Pick water-packed tuna instead of tuna packed in oil.
Skip the cream-based or cheese sauce on your vegetables.
Go for just a half cup of regular (10% fat) ice cream
instead of rich (16% fat) or premium (18%–20% fat) ice
Follow the low-fat directions when preparing brownie,
cake, and cookie mixes.
Enjoy canned fruit packed in water or its natural juice
instead of heavy syrup
Lighten up your favorite coffee drink by requesting
nonfat milk and using half the sugar or flavored syrup.
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