Day 4: 2000 Calories a Day The Healthy...

BREAKFAST Cream of Wheat (3/4 cup with 1 teaspoon brown sugar) Low-Fat Bran Muffin (1 large) Real Orange Juice (1 cup) Skim Milk (1 cup) MORNING SNACK Cantaloupe and Watermelon Balls (2 cups) LUNCH Ham and Cheese Sandwich (3 ounces lean ham and 1 ounce sharp, light cheddar cheese on...

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Day 5: 2000 Calories a Day The Healthy...

BREAKFAST Fruit-Topped Waffles (2 low-fat waffles topped with 1/2 cup mixed fruit and 1/4 cup yogurt) Extra-Light Margarine (2 tsp.) Skim Milk (1 cup) Grape Juice (1/2 cup) MORNING SNACK Apple Slices (1 medium apple) Topped with Peanut Butter (2 T.) LUNCH Mexican/American Hot Dog (1 lean hot dog served...

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Day 6: 2000 Calories a Day The Healthy...

BREAKFAST Vegetable Omelet (prepared with 1/2 cup egg substitute and 1/4 cup vegetables) Turkey Sausage (3 ounces) Wheat Toast (1 slice) Grapefruit (1/2 large) Whipped Diet Margarine (1 tsp.) Coffee (6 ounces) MORNING SNACK Part-Skim String Cheese (1 ounce) Whole Wheat Crackers (2) LUNCH Tuna Meltdown (prepared with 3 ounces...

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The Role of Fat Replacers in a Healthy...

The age of reduced-fat and fat-free options is upon us. Fat replacers have opened the door for a new generation of reduced-fat foods that have the taste and texture of the high-fat foods consumers enjoy, but without unnecessary calories, cholesterol or fat. As the American Dietetic Association has stated, "Fat...

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Healthy Substitutions

Making reduced-fat, low-calorie food choices a regular part of your daily diet will soon become automatic. Here are some suggestions to get you started. [su_table] Instead of . . . Try . . . Ice Cream Low- or Non-Fat Frozen Yogurt Whole Milk Skim Milk Regular Cheese Reduced-Fat Cheese Rich...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.