Easy Swaps for 13 Surprisingly High-Calorie Foods (Infographic)

13 satisfying swaps for bagels, granola bars & more

How many calories are really in your favorite foods? #infographic

You may have experienced sticker shock when you’re looking for a car. In the same way, you can experience “tracker shock” when you’re trying to lose weight. It hits you when you’re adding up the calories, fat, carbs, sugar and sodium in some of your go-to foods.

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But never fear. You can find satisfying substitutes. Here are 13 foods that are higher in calories than most of my patients realize. The simple swaps below can satisfy your cravings without exceeding your daily calorie goal.

How many calories are really in your favorite foods? #infographic

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Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.
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