Press / January 31, 2013

Personal Liberty Digest: Super Bowl Food Trade-Offs Work All Year

By Charles Platkin, PhD

Finding alternatives for high-calorie food and snacks for the Super Bowl need not stop at the big game; they work the rest of the year, a U.S. expert says.

Lona Sandon, a clinical nutritionist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, said fat-free does not necessarily equate to lower calorie intake and the lack of flavor of some substitutes might actually lead people to want to eat more.

“Not everyone is going to be satisfied with the salad bowl,” Sandon said in a statement. “If you’re not ready to replace your entire plate with healthy alternatives, you can still significantly cut down on calories and fats by blending your favorites with some lower-calorie options and alternatives.”

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