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  • 1. Where Can You Cut Extra Calories?
            • The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service
  • 2. Little Extras Add UP! Cut 100 calories per day Lose 10 pounds per year
  • 3. Those Melt-able Calories
    • Regular butter and margarine has 112 calories per tablespoon
    • Use reduced fat tub or liquid margarine
    • Fat free alternatives – jelly, jam or apple butter
    Fat Free isn't Calorie Free
  • 4. Mayonnaise and Salad Dressing
    • 100 calories and 10 grams of fat per tablespoon
    • Use less or a reduced fat version
    • Mix half and half with plain yogurt
    • Stretch with vinegar or mustard
    • Eliminate entirely
  • 5. Cut the sugary drinks
    • 140 calories per 12 oz. can
    • Substitute diet drinks or water with lemon
    • Use less sugar in tea or substitute artificial sweetener – possible 773 calories saved
  • 6. Use low fat or non-fat dairy products
    • Shred reduced fat cheese
    • Use reduced fat or non-fat milk
    • Substitute non-fat or reduced fat cream cheese, sour cream or cottage cheese
  • 7. Handling Desserts and Fried Food
    • Have for special occasions
    • Keep out of the house
    • Enjoy in moderation and don’t feel guilty when you do eat
  • 8. Take Away Message
    • Eat less of high fat foods
    • Substitute reduced fat or non-fat items
    • Try sugar substitutes if desired
    • Keep the temptations out of sight but when you eat them enjoy them in moderation