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10 Substitutes that Will Cut the Calories


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Snack Stand-ins
Switch out sour cream for yogurt.
Switch out sour cream for yogurt.
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Let 1 cup of plain, low-fat yogurt stand in for sour cream in your recipe and save a whopping 338 calories. Serve frozen juice popsicles instead of ice cream and trim over 100 calories off your dessert. Pack a crisp apple in your lunch instead of potato chips to eliminate 60 calories from your snack. When the afternoon lull hits, reach for a banana instead of a doughnut. You'll get 105 nutrient-rich calories instead of 175 empty ones.

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