Instead of dishing up a cup of cream of broccoli soup, which has 180 calories and 7 grams of fat, choose a bowl of chicken vegetable soup instead. You get just 75 calories and under 3 grams of fat for the same-size serving. Save 105 calories and 4 g of fat. Make this change once a week and cut out 5,460 calories a year, or roughly 1 1/2 pounds. Find out the 50 healthiest foods you can buy at the supermarket.
A 6-inch meatball sub is 580 calories and 24 grams of fat; a turkey breast sub is only 280 calories and 3 grams of fat. Or take it a step further and opt for a veggie sub at just 230 calories and 3 grams of fat. Save up to 350 calories and 21 grams of fat. Make this change once a week and you’ll cut up to 18,200 calories a year, which equals more than 5 pounds.
Excerpted from Reader’s Digest