Wait Til You See These Easy Hacks to Make Your Food Healthier ...

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Wait Til You See These Easy Hacks to Make Your Food Healthier ...

Eating more healthily is a good idea whether you want to lose weight or not. A better diet means a better you and it isn't as much of a chore as you might think. Get on the healthy train with these simple hacks:

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Bake or Grill, Don’t Fry!

Bake or Grill, Don’t Fry! Frying food is just asking for trouble. Instead learn how to bake or grill your foods and they will be much healthier.

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Blot Your Pizza

Blot Your Pizza Blotting the surface oil off of your pizza can save you a whole heap of extra calories without taking away much flavor.

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Go for Dark Meat

Go for Dark Meat Always opt for dark poultry meat over the white; it’s healthier and way more moist!

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Garlic Powder over Parmesan

Garlic Powder over Parmesan Top your pizza with some garlic powder instead of Parmesan; you get heaps of flavor and way less calories.

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Share an Entrée

Share an Entrée Instead of sharing an appetizer and ordering your own entrées, switch it up and do the opposite for less calorie intake.

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Dress Your Own Salad

Dress Your Own Salad Order your dressing on the side and then you can control how much oil you put in your meal.

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Eat Cold Greens

Eat Cold Greens Eating cold greens (like lettuce and spinach) instead of warm ones takes up more space on the plate and requires more calorie burning chewing!

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Pour Away Peanut Butter Oil

Pour Away Peanut Butter Oil Pour away the oil that builds up at the top of your peanut butter jar; don’t let it mix back in!

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Go for Vinaigrette

Go for Vinaigrette Always choose a vinaigrette over a cream based salad dressing, they’re much healthier.

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Almond Milk

Almond Milk Switch to using almond milk in your coffee, it’s an easy change with a lot of health benefits.

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Real Fruit over Dried

Real Fruit over Dried Always opt for real fruit over dried fruit, as dried fruit contains much more sugar through its dehydration.

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Scoop Your Bagel

Scoop Your Bagel Keep the bagel taste with less calories by scooping your bagel and adding a healthy filling.

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White Fish

White Fish Want to reduce your protein calories? Always go for white fish like cod over dark fish like salmon, way fewer calories involved.

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Whole Grain

Whole Grain Whole grain and white bread share the same amount of calories, but whole grain is filled with so much more goodness to keep you full and healthy.

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Chicken Pizza

Chicken Pizza Choose chicken over pepperoni on your pizza for a healthier form of protein.

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Greek Yoghurt over Mayo

Greek Yoghurt over Mayo Greek yoghurt contains less calories but nearly ten times more protein then mayo.

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Quinoa

Quinoa Try switching rice for quinoa; it’s kind of a super food and an amazing source of protein.

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Combine Carbs

Combine Carbs Do what vegetarians do and combine to different carbs to make a complete protein.

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Vegetable Pizza

Vegetable Pizza Load up with veggies on your pizza and hey presto, you have a delicious pizza salad!

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Add Fruit to Your Cereal

Add Fruit to Your Cereal Make your mornings even healthier by adding a handful of fruit to your daily cereal or oatmeal.

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Unsweetened Nut Milks

Unsweetened Nut Milks Choose unsweetened nut milks over regular; depending on the brand you can save between 5 and 15 grams of sugar.

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Mustard over Ketchup

Mustard over Ketchup Mustard contains less sugar than ketchup, so next time top your burger or hot dog with the yellow stuff!

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Avocado on Toast

Avocado on Toast Instead of using butter, smear your morning toast with avocado for a healthy and delicious breakfast.

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Spinach and Tomato in Grilled Cheese

Spinach and Tomato in Grilled Cheese If you just have to have a grilled cheese, make sure to make it healthier by adding some nutritious spinach and tomatoes.

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Ice Cream over Sorbet

Ice Cream over Sorbet It might seem like it should be the reverse, but sorbet actually contains way more sugar than custard based ice cream.

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Swap Cereal for a Smoothie

Swap Cereal for a Smoothie Try out having a smoothie for breakfast instead of cereal. You can pack so many healthy ingredients in to just one morning drink.

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Plain Yoghurt

Plain Yoghurt Always buy plain yogurt instead of flavored; it can spare you up to 15 grams of sugar.

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Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower Mash Switch mashed potatoes for mashes cauliflower, its surprisingly delicious and much healthier.

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Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate is both delicious and much healthier than milk or white, far less sugar content.

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Cappuccino over Latte

Cappuccino over Latte A regular latte contains 17 grams of sugar whilst a regular cappuccino contains only 10.

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Lettuce over Bread

Lettuce over Bread If you’re making a burger, replace the bread bun with two tasty lettuce leaves, an immediate health improvement!

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Whole Wheat Flour

Whole Wheat Flour Switch to whole wheat flour for baking, it contains much more indigestible fiber so you burn more calories in the process.

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Thin Crust Pizza

Thin Crust Pizza Eating thin crust pizza instead of thick crust is an easy way to make a meal a little healthier without having to sacrifice taste.

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Choose Broth Based Soups

Choose Broth Based Soups They usually always contain fewer calories. Stay away from creamed soups of any flavor.

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Use Less Oil

Use Less Oil When stir frying, never add more oil when it seems dry. A few spoons of water or dry sherry works so much better.

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Just because it has less calories doesn't make it healthier.

What is the fascination with counting calories it's not like we are talking about a slab of chocolate it's salmon, 200 calories is nothing in the grand scheme of things, the health benefits including omega is something I am more concerned about that say an extra 100 calories. This is a problem with a lot of people's food habits, counting too many calories, enjoy all foods in moderation is something I live by if I want it I eat it. But this is totally off point, back to the white meat over salmon again it's just a big no no for me.

Dark meat over white meat and white fish over salmon em NO don't agree at all

These are great. thank you very much. 

@Dennalll I was thinking the same thing

I didn't see an obsession with calories. And anyway, counting calories is still one of the most accepted methods of weight loss and ergo healthy eating. 

Healthy eating in general is away to lose weight you don't need to count the calories. Anyway whatever everyone to their own!!

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