Healthy Substitutions

This is a list of food substitutions to reduce refined food intake and increase whole foods in your diet.

Choose: stevia or raw honey
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Not: refined white sugar

Choose: butter
Not: margarine

Choose: fresh fruits and vegetables
Not: canned fruits and vegetables packed in salt and sugar syrups

Choose: whole grain breads
Not: white bread made with all-purpose flour

Choose: chicken, steak or turkey
Not: chicken nuggets, salisbury steak or turkey hot dogs

Choose: oatmeal for breakfast
Not: sugary cereals with marshmallows

Choose: carrot chips
Not:  potato chips