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Healthy Swaps at Home
Follow these simple low and no-cost ideas to encourage your whole family to make healthier choices—both at home and on-the-go.
Healthy Swaps and Tips
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Put sweets and fatty snacks like chips away in cabinets. You’re less likely to eat them if you can’t see them.
Divide a bulk bag of your favorite nuts into individual portions. Take for a healthy, on-the-go snack.
Keep healthy snacks like fresh fruit out where they’re more visible and easy to grab.
Cook large batches of recipes, save in individual containers for quick lunches throughout the week.
Water Swaps and Tips
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Put water in the front of the fridge so it’s easy to reach for when the family gets thirsty.
Try sparkling water with fruit for a healthier alternative to soda that still has a refreshing fizz.
Use a water filter at home. It can help tap water taste as fresh as bottled.
To stay hydrated, drink water instead of sugary sports drinks when you do any physical activity.
Snacking Swaps and Tips
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Try raw veggies with hummus instead of chips as a crunchy, healthier alternative.
Buy to-go packs of fruit packaged in water instead of syrup for less sugar and fewer calories.
Mix herbs into plain low-fat yogurt as an alternative to fattier, store-bought dips.
Try 100% whole-grain snack crackers topped with avocado and lean deli meat.
Cooking Swaps and Tips
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Try unsweetened applesauce instead of oil to keep bread and muffins moist without added fat.
Use half whole wheat flour instead of white flour for added nutrients and fiber.
Add oatmeal to baked treats for a healthier and more filling twist.
Choose low-fat or fat-free dairy options to cut calories and saturated fat.
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