15 Easy Food Swaps That’ll Make You Healthier

ramen noodles diet weight loss foodsThe Staple: Ramen Noodle Soup – Chicken Flavor (1 package = 380 calories/14.5 fat grams)

The Swap: Lipton Cup a Soup – Chicken Noodle (1 envelope = 50 calories/1 fat gram)

The Savings: Have a hankering for salty, freeze-dried soup? No judgment here, just understand that Ramen noodles are fried before they’re dried and, as a result, they’re super fattening. (Beer is not the only cause of the freshman 15.) They’re also incredibly salty. A package of Ramen contains 1,660 grams of sodium, whereas a “Cup a Soup” has 540. The recommended daily allowance of sodium is 2,400 grams.

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