50 Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories (or More!)
Enjoy an Open-Faced Sandwich
Eat only half of your sandwich or hamburger bun. Save 100 calories!
Share with Friends
Split a 20 oz. bottle of regular soda with a friend. Save 120 calories!
Swap Your Soda
Drink 1 cup of diet soda instead of 1 cup of regular soda. Save 97 calories!
Opt for Skim Milk
Swap a 12-oz. glass of whole milk for skim milk. Save 96 calories!
Go Light on Beer
Drink two 12-oz. light beers this weekend instead of two regular beers. Save 100 calories!
Sip Sugar-Free Lemonade
Instead of 1 cup of prepared lemonade, try 1 cup of a sugar-free variety. Save 103 calories!
Eat Whole Fruits
Eat a medium orange instead of drinking 12 oz. of fresh orange juice. Save 106 calories!
Avoid Full-Fat Half and Half
Prepare your coffee with 4 oz. of fat-free half and half instead of regular half and half. Save 88 calories!
Sip Chocolate Milk
Enjoy 5 oz. of chocolate milk instead of 5 oz. of a chocolate milkshake Save 110 calories!
Avoid Butter at Breakfast
Spread your whole grain waffles with 2 tablespoons of maple syrup instead of 1 tablespoon of margarine or butter. Save 110 calories!
Cut Fat from Cream Cheese
Top your whole grain bagel with 1.5 oz of fat-free cream cheese in lieu of regular. Save 108 calories!
Try Turkey Bacon
Try 1 oz. of maple turkey bacon instead of maple (pork) bacon. Save 118 calories!
Ditch the Donut
Dump the glazed donut and eat a bagel instead. Save 93 calories!
Trim Your Portions
Eat 3/4 cup oatmeal instead of a 1-1/2 cups of oatmeal. Save 97 calories!
Pick Pork Sausage
Substitute 3 oz. of turkey sausage for a serving of pork sausage. Save 120 calories!
Go Small to Save Calories
Grab a small bagel instead of a medium bagel. Save 99 calories! Or if you want to get fancy, check out these 3 Ways to Create Customized Snacks.
Trade Tortilla Chips
Instead of 1 oz. of tortilla chips, dip 1 cup celery into your favorite salsa or hummus. Save 125 calories!
Avoid “Candied” Fruit
Eat an entire medium apple instead of a small (5 oz.) candy apple. Save 118 calories!
Buy Baked Chips
Snack on 1 oz. of baked potato chips instead of regular chips. Save 90 calories!
Snack on Pretzels
Better yet, eat 2 oz. pretzels instead of the same size portion of potato chips. Save 94 calories!
Enjoy Fries Without Guilt
Bake 2 oz of oven fries in lieu of 2 oz. of fast food fries. Save 88 calories!
Pick Tortilla over Potato Chips
Forgo a 6-oz portion of potato chips and nosh on 6 oz. of tortilla chips instead. Save 96 calories!
Grill Your Onions
Say no to 1 oz of deep-fried onion rings and instead enjoy 1 oz. of grilled onions with your meal. Save 92 calories!
Eat Fresh Fruit
Try 1.5 oz. of fresh grapes instead of 1.5 oz. of raisins. Save 98 calories!
Enjoy a healthy 8-oz. baked potato instead of 8 oz. of French fries. Save 104 calories!
Steer Clear of Swiss Cheese
Choose 3 oz. of mozzarella cheese for your sandwich instead of Swiss cheese. Save 108 calories!
Can Sugary Fruit
Swap 1 cup of canned pineapple in heavy syrup for crushed pineapple in water. Save 119 calories!
Save Your Steak
Cut a 6 oz. steak in half and take the other portion home for another meal. Save 111 calories!
Lose the Skin
Order a skinless chicken breast instead of chicken with skin. Save 102 calories!
Enjoy a Fat-Free Hot Dog
Substitute a fat-free beef hot dog for a regular beef hot dog. Save 104 calories!
Build a sandwich with1.5 oz. of deli turkey breast instead of the same amount of hard salami. Save 119 calories!
Steer Clear of Crispy Skin
Instead of 6 oz. of crispy fried chicken with skin, eat 6 oz. baked chicken with skin. Save 102 calories!
Think Thin (Crust)
Choose a slice of thin crust pizza over thick crust pizza. Save 106 calories!
Add vegetable toppings to your pizza order and say no to pepperoni. Save 100 calories!
Choose Veggie Soup
Forget broccoli cheddar soup. A 7-oz portion of vegetable soup is better. Save 119 calories!
Stick with Steamed Rice
Enjoy 12 oz of steamed rice (choose brown rice when possible) as an alternative to fried rice. Save 96 calories!
Skip Spicy Sushi
When you go for a roll, always opt for regular. Spicy usually means a food has been tossed in mayonnaise. Save 150 calories!
Don’t be Fooled by “Healthy” Wraps
Unwrap your 13-inch tortilla wrap and make a sandwich on a 3-oz. whole grain bagel instead. Save 96 calories!
Keep Salad Dressing on the Side
Dip your salad in a side of ranch dressing (2 tsp.) instead of pouring 2 Tbsp of dressing on the salad. Save 97 calories!
Be Smart About Pasta Sauce
Skip the 5 oz. of Alfredo sauce and eat a whopping 7 oz. of marinara sauce. Save 129 calories!
Don’t Drench Your Veggies
Add flavor to vegetables with 3 oz. of hot sauce—not 1 oz of bleu cheese dressing. Save 117 calories!
Choose Cheese OR Croutons
Try either cheese or croutons on your salad—not both. Save 72-116 calories!
Cut Fat from Sour Cream
Instead of 3 oz. of regular sour cream, use a fat-free variety. Save 120 calories!
Lighten Up Your Mayo
Use 2 Tbsp reduced-fat light mayonnaise instead of regular mayonnaise. Save 102 calories!
Eat Dessert from a Dish
Serve ice cream in a dish instead of a waffle cone. Save 121 calories!
Compromise on Candy Cravings
Try a healthier peanut granola bar instead of a peanut candy bar. Save 94 calories!
Finish Dinner with Frozen Yogurt
Indulge in 1 cup of low-fat frozen yogurt instead of regular ice cream. Save 121 calories!
Modify Your Favorite Pie
Substitute 5 oz. of apple pie, with 5 oz. of baked apple crisp. Save 85 calories!
Swap Frozen Treats for Fresh Ones
Leave that 1/2 cup of strawberry ice cream in the freezer. Enjoy 1/2 cup of fresh strawberries topped with 2 Tbsp of fat-free whipped cream as an alternative. Save 102 calories!