Want to cut calories from your daily diet just by choosing a different (but
still great-tasting) food? You can trim anywhere from 100 to 300 calories and 5
to 25 grams of fat by opting for the "diet" food products listed below instead
of their full-calorie counterparts.
Some of these diet foods are lower in fat and saturated fat; others are
lower in sugar. But all are lower in calories, and all are pretty tasty.
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This cheese product is a quick way to add flavor to several types of dishes.
You can stir into hot whole-wheat pasta, add to meat dishes or casseroles,
spread on bagels or whole-wheat crackers, or use as a condiment to spice up
your sandwich or burger.
Calorie Savings: By choosing this instead of a regular herb spread,
you save 30 calories, 4.5 grams of fat, and 1.5 grams of saturated fat per 2
Two tablespoons has 50 calories, 2 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 3.5 g fat, 3
g saturated fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 60 mg sodium. Calories from fat:
Main Ingredients: Pasteurized cultured milk, skim milk and cream,
garlic, salt, guar gum and/or carob bean gum.
3. Boca Original Meatless Chick’n Patties
This soy-based version actually tastes like a real breaded chicken patty.
You can use them as chicken burgers or in recipes that call for breaded
Calorie Savings: By buying this instead of breaded frozen chicken
patties, you save at least 20 calories, 5 grams of fat, and 2.5 grams saturated
fat per patty.
One patty (71 g) has 160 calories, 11 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 6 g fat,
0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans, 1 g polyunsaturated fat, 3.5 g monounsaturated
fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 430 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 34%.
Main Ingredients: Water, soy protein concentrate, soy protein
isolate, textured wheat protein, yeast extract.