13 Diet Foods Worth Buying
Low-calorie foods that really do taste good.
9. JELL-O Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding, Cheesecake Flavor
This product is a pleasant blend of pudding texture and cheesecake flavor.
JELL-O has been making sugar free pudding, sweetened with aspartame, for years
now, but this is one of their finest flavors.
Calorie Savings: By eating this instead of regular instant pudding,
you save 83 calories, 17 g sugar, 2 g fat, and 1.5 g saturated fat per 1/2 cup
A 1/2-cup serving (prepared with skim milk) has 68 calories, 4 g protein, 12
g sugar, 0.2 g fat, 0.1 g saturated fat, 2 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 374 mg
Main Ingredients: Modified food starch, maltodextrin, tetrasodium
pyrophosphate and disodium phosphate (for thickening), nonfat milk, natural and
10. Low Calorie G2 Electrolyte Beverage (by Gatorade), Fruit Punch flavor
Looking for a great-tasting sports drink that has all the electrolytes and
nutrients but half the calories? The search is over with the Fruit Punch flavor
of the G2 beverages. It is a pleasure to drink, with not too much sweetness but
just enough flavor to satisfy.
Calorie Savings: By buying this instead of regular Gatorade, you save
50 calories and 14 grams of carbohydrate per 16-ounce serving.
An 8-oz. serving has 25 calories, 0 g protein, 7 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0
mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 110 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 0%.
Main Ingredients: Water, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose syrup,
citric acid, natural and artificial flavor.
11. Coca-Cola Zero (regular or cherry flavor)
Coca-Cola Zero tastes a lot like regular Coke, which might appeal to someone
who has been having difficulty giving up regular soda. This diet soda,
sweetened with aspartame and acesulfame potassium, has a good chance of passing
muster with even the most discerning soda fan.
Calorie Savings: By choosing this instead of regular soda, you save
150 calories and 42 grams of carbohydrate per 12-ounce serving.
A 12-oz. serving has 0 calories, 0 g protein, 0 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0
mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 40 mg sodium.
Main Ingredients: water, caramel color, phosphoric acid, aspartame,
and potassium benzoate.