5 Simple Food Swops For A Healthier Diet

FOOD  |  May 30, 2017
  • 1. Use avocado instead of butter
    1 / 5 1. Use avocado instead of butter

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    Instead of layering your toast with butter, smash up some avocado and spread it on your toast instead. Top it off with your favourite ingredients such as cheese, tomatoes or eggs. It’s equally creamy, with way less calories.

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  • 2. Eat oatmeal instead of granola
    2 / 5 2. Eat oatmeal instead of granola

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    Granola is a sneaky source of extra sugar and calories. Replace it with oatmeal, fresh fruits and nuts instead, which give you the same consistency and crunch.

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  • 3. Choose plain yogurt over flavoured ones
    3 / 5 3. Choose plain yogurt over flavoured ones

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    Low-fat flavoured yogurts are actually packed with loads of sugar. Instead, go for plain yogurt and top it off with freshly cut fruits.

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  • 4. Replace rice with quinoa
    4 / 5 4. Replace rice with quinoa

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    Not only does quinoa have fewer calories than your regular rice, it contains more fibre and proteins too, filling you up faster.

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  • 5. Mash cauliflowers instead of potatoes
    5 / 5 5. Mash cauliflowers instead of potatoes

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    Mashed cauliflowers are as satisfying as mashed potatoes. Except that they are lower in fat and carbohydrates.

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