Simple Swaps: Healthier Alternatives to Junk Food

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Benefits of Making Swaps

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Learn about the benefits of replacing junk food with healthier alternatives, such as improved energy levels, better digestion, and weight management.

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Swap greasy french fries for baked sweet potato fries. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins and fiber, offering a nutritious alternative to traditional fries.

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Homemade Trail Mix

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Create your own trail mix with nuts, seeds, and dried fruits instead of reaching for sugary snacks. This homemade option provides protein, healthy fats, and natural sweetness.

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Greek Yogurt Parfait

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Enjoy a Greek yogurt parfait with fresh fruit and a drizzle of honey instead of sugary yogurt cups. Greek yogurt is high in protein and probiotics, supporting gut health and satiety.

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Veggie Chips

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Opt for veggie chips made from thinly sliced vegetables like zucchini, carrots, or kale instead of potato chips. These crunchy snacks are packed with vitamins and minerals.

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Whole Grain Crackers 

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Pair whole grain crackers with hummus for a satisfying snack that's higher in fiber and protein compared to traditional chips and dip.

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Banana "Ice Cream"

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Blend frozen bananas with a splash of milk or yogurt to create a creamy "ice cream" alternative that's naturally sweet and free of added sugars.

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Grilled Chicken Wrap

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Choose a grilled chicken wrap with whole grain tortillas, fresh veggies, and a light dressing instead of a fast-food burger. This option provides lean protein and complex carbohydrates.

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Dark Chocolate

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Indulge in dark chocolate with at least 70% cocoa content for a rich and satisfying treat that's lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants compared to milk chocolate.

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