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30 Easy Ways to Cut Calories Without Even Noticing


Forget crash diets and extreme calorie counting! These 30 simple tricks will help you cut calories—not flavor—without even noticing.

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At Breakfast, Opt for Bacon Instead of Sausage

We bet you never thought you'd see bacon on a list of ways to cut calories!  But if you're craving a big breakfast with all the trimmings, bacon is a far better option than breakfast sausages.  Two slices of bacon ring in at just 80 calories, while two breakfast sausages are nearly double that!  This recipe will teach you how to get it perfectly crispy every single time.

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VIDEO: Fresh Mango Salad

Dive into summer with this fresh, light and healthy mango salad!


  • Peanuts
  • Carrot
  • Mango
  • Rocket
  • 2 limes
  • Olive oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Red onion, minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper



  1. Lightly sautée the peanuts until golden.
  2. Take the carrots and cut into thin slices.
  3. Peel the mango and slice into thin strips.
  4. Squeeze the juice from 2 limes into a bowl, and add olive oil, soy sauce, minced onion, salt and pepper.
  5. In a bowl, toss together the mango, carrot, rocket, and lime-soy dressing.
  6. Enjoy!

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