The skinny on condiments
A blob of ketchup here, a dollop of mayo there … before you know it your healthy lunch has gone from nutritional powerhouse to fat and sodium bomb. The shrapnel can land on your hips and thighs, and blow up your healthy eating plans.
It’s easy to underestimate the impact of condiments because it doesn’t seem like much, right?
But faster than you can slather on barbeque sauce, you can swap out your higher fat and calorie condiments for healthier options.
Here’s the skinny on condiments (based on 1 tablespoon serving of average national brand):
Healthy choice tip: hot sauce packs the best punch for the calories as a typical serving is only 1 teaspoon, so you can get a lot of flavor without doing damage to your waistline. Muy caliente!