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Some foods just require condiments — and sometimes it’s just the easiest way to kick flavor up a notch! (Chipotle mayo, anyone?) But those tasty add-ons can also pack in extra calories — sometimes upwards of 200 per serving! To keep calorie consumption moderate, try swapping mashed avocado in for mayonnaise on that next sandwich for a lighter and more nutritious option. And plain Greek yogurt makes a fantastic sub for higher-calorie sour cream.

The Takeaway: Watch out! Condiments can back on sneaky excess.

All the Swaps You Need

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Lower-Sodium Solutions

Condiments can also pack in extra sodium, so try swapping them out for better (and still flavorful) picks.