10 Healthy Swaps to Save You 100 Calories [Infographic]

by Holley Grainger, MS, RD
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Need proof small changes lead to big results? Shaving 100 calories from your daily intake is a simple way to lose around a pound of weight each month. How? One pound is equivalent to approximately 3,500 calories. Divide that figure by the number of days in a month, and that means you need cut around 115 calories from your daily intake.

While small tweaks won’t indicate overnight changes on the scale, they do add up. In fact, research from the National Weight Control Registry suggests slow, small lifestyle changes are more effective when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off. Check out these easy and delicious swaps — we bet you won’t even notice the 100 calories are missing.

About the Author

Holley Grainger, MS, RD

Holley is a registered dietitian, mom, and nationally recognized lifestyle and culinary nutrition expert. She shares simple, healthy meals and practical nutrition advice through social media, national and local broadcast media outlets and her blog,  Holley Grainger NutritionHolley lives in Alabama, with her husband and two young daughters. She believes that a power nap, workout, dark chocolate, and red wine can help make any day brighter! You can reach her on FacebookInstagram and YouTube


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