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Little Extras Add Up

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Little Extras Add Up

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

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