Switch It Up: 9 Healthy Food Substitutions

April 5, 2013 ‐ By Kendra Koger
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I once read in a fitness magazine that 80 percent of weight loss is dependent on what you eat.  So, even if you work out like crazy, if you’re still eating a lot of junk, that work out is naught.  So, when I came across Julia Austin’s article on eating healthy on a budget, and she suggested buying foods with multiple purposes, a few examples came to mind.  So, here are 9 healthy food substitutions that could help you with your weight loss goals.

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  • Ms_Mara

    I’ve never thought of using a vegetable as a pasta. I’ll try it. I’ve had mashed cauliflower as a substitute for mashed potatoes. And I love eggplant parmigiana. You don’t even miss the meat.