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Try "switching out" one higher fat item for a lower calorie and lower fat item.
Instead of adding sour cream to tacos I "switch out" the sour cream for low fat cottage cheese. Tastes just as good and is lower in fat and calories. I also "switch out" whip cream on pancakes for thin banana slices on whole wheat pancakes. You can hardly tell the difference.
When cooking or eating the smallest changes can make a big difference such as using non fat sour cream and lower fat cheeses. That is also true when eating condiments. I always go for the liter versions. I also try to stay away from white flour and sugar. I try to eat whole wheat products.
Don't be afraid to try lower fat options.
Never drink whole milk always choose Skim or 1%. A diet high in saturated fat can cause a serious problem for a diabetic. Saturated fats can worsen insulin resistance. Avoid whole milk dairy proucts and eat lower fat versions. Also stay away fruit juice including the 100 percent fruit juices as they have tons of sugar...eat fruit or squeeze your own juice fresh instead.
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