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5 Simple Food Swaps That Keep You Trim

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Editor's Note: Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, who authored this post, is a registered dietitician who has been helping people reach their nutritional goals for more than 12 years.

When it comes to healthy diet and weight loss, little things add up. Make a smart choice here, a subtle change there, and next thing you know, you're losing weight — or keeping it off.

Good habits start in your pantry and refrigerator. Try these simple substitutions: mustard for ketchup, homemade salad dressing for "fat-free," mixed nuts for pretzels and brown for white grains and fresh fruit for dried. You'll make health gains without sacrificing flavor.

5 Simple Food Swaps That Keep You Trim

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