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Healthy Substitutions

Reduce the fat in your favorite dishes and snacks with these healthy substitutions, courtesy of Nancy Kennedy, Los Angeles-based celebrity fitness consultant.

Food Substitute
ricotta cheese nonfat cottage cheese
white rice brown rice or half white, half brown
oil prune puree (half the amount)
heavy cream nonfat yogurt
jelly fruit spread
white flour unbleached flour
white semolina pasta whole-wheat pasta
French onion dip salsa mixed with nonfat sour cream
cheddar-cheese scramble scrambled eggs with fat-free cream cheese