The trick to losing weight is that there is no trick. It’s true. It really is a numbers game. Take in less than you burn. Or Burn more than you take in. Sounds simple, but we all know the challenges that arise when it comes to weight loss. Here are a few of the tricks that I use…remember the other key is to keep a food diary! Be accountable!
7 QUICK CALORIE CUTTING TIPS
Choose plain greek yogurt (100) + 2 sliced strawberries (8) over fruit-flavored (140).
Calories saved: 32
Toast or Pancakes
Top with all fruit spread 1 Tbsp (35) instead of maple syrup (104).
Calories saved: 69
Eat an orange (62) instead of drinking OJ (112).
Calories saved: 50
Make your sandwich on a high fiber tortilla – La Tortilla brand is my fave! (80) instead of using two slices of whole-wheat bread (220).
Calories saved: 140
Smear hummus (23) on your sandwich instead of mayo (90). Or even mustard which is (0).
Calories saved: 67
Sip on a glass of water with a slice of lemon (0) instead of a can of Coke (143).
Calories saved: 143
Enjoy a glass of red wine or Chardonnay (120) instead of a vodka tonic (175).
Calories saved: 55