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Get the Skinny on 5 Swap-Outs That Are Really Worth It!

Get the Skinny on 5 Swap-Outs that are really worth it!

In the nutrition world, there is tons of misinformation and misconceptions that can leave us feeling like we should give up far more than we really need to.  And too often we’re making changes and sacrifices that just don’t matter – and we end up feeling deprived and discouraged as a result. But today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on 5 swap-outs that just make sense.

 Instead of ‘Whole Grain’ Cheez-Its:  enriched  (white) flour, soybean & palm oil, whole wheat flour…

Switch to Van’s ‘Say Cheese’ gluten-free crackers:  Oats, brown rice flour, millet, quinoa, amaranth, canola

 

Instead of Graham Crackers:  White flour, graham flour, & sugar top the list

Switch to Back to Nature Golden Honey Oat Graham Crackers:  Whole grain wheat graham flour, whole grain rolled oats, evaporated cane juice…

 

Instead of regular sausage/andouille sausage:  190 cals, 7 grams sat fat, 520 mg sodium per 2 ounces

Switch to Brat Hans Spicy Andouille Chicken Sausage:  86 cals, 1.3 g sat fat, 440 mg sodium per 2 oz

 

Instead of Louisiana brand Hot Sauce:  240 mg per teaspoon

Switch to Tabasco Pepper Sauce:  35 mg sodium per teaspoon

 

Instead of Tony Chachere’s Original Creole Seasoning:  310 mg sodium per ¼ teaspoon

Switch to Chef Paul Prudhomme’s Magic Seasoning Blends:  95 mg sodium per ¼ teaspoon

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