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Swap your food for Dramatic Weight Loss

Written by on November 10th, 2017 One Comment

You could lose over 40 pounds per year making these simple changes to your diet.

Brand new weight-loss diets for 2013 2Swap your soup

Instead of dishing up a cup of cream of broccoli soup, which has 180 calories and 7 grams of fat, choose a bowl of chicken vegetable soup instead. You get just 75 calories and under 3 grams of fat for the same-size serving. ?Save 105 calories and 4 g of fat. ADD IT UP Make this change once a week and cut out 5,460 calories a year, or roughly 1 1/2 pounds.

Spritz your salad

Two tablespoons ofranch dressing racks up 140 calories and 16 grams of fat. Using a store-bought balsamic vinaigrette spritzer, on the other hand, packs a lot of flavor but only 1 calorie a squirt (10 calories for an individual-size salad), and only 1 gram of fat. ?Save 130 calories and 15 g of fat. ADD IT UP Make this change three times a week and you’ll cut out more than 20,000 calories a year, which is almost 6 pounds.

Go fish

If you normally have beef a couple of times a week, change one meal to fish instead. A three-ounce serving of broiled steak has 230 calories and 14 grams of fat. Compare that to the same-size serving of broiled cod at just 80 calories and 1 gram of fat. ?Save 150 calories and 13 grams of fat. ADD IT UP Make this change once a week and slash 7,800 calories a year, which adds up to just over 2 pounds.

Eat popcorn

Tame your munchies with popcorn instead of potato chips. A one-ounce snack-size bag of chips has 150 calories and 10 grams of fat. Swap that for a cup of air-popped popcorn at 31 calories and 0 grams of fat. For a flavor boost, spritz popcorn with butter-flavored spray (0 calories) and toss in a tablespoon of grated Parmesan cheese (27 calories). ?Save up to 119 calories and 10 grams of fat. ADD IT UP Make this change once a week and you’ll cut out 6,188 calories a year — that’s almost 2 pounds.

Lose the soda

One 12-ounce can of Coca-Cola has 140 calories, all of it from refined sugars that are pure trouble for people with diabetes. Replace it with a glass of ice water (0 calories) — add a squeeze of lemon, cucumber slices, or mint leaves for a nice refreshing flavor. ?Save 140 calories. ADD IT UP Make this change once a day and you’ll slash 51,100 calories a year, which adds up to more than 14 pounds.

from Reverse Diabetes

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