Lose Weight With These Healthy Food Swaps

Swap out unhealthy ingredients for these fat-fighting foods.

If you've ever bought a used car, you're probably well-acquainted with the old bait-and-switch. You show up at a dealership hoping to see a newish model for a price that seems too good to be true, only to find out that what they have on the lot is some rusty old bucket of bolts they promise runs like a brand new luxury car.

The same thing happens over and over with diet plans — they seem simple enough to follow at first until they start promising you that your chocolate craving can be suppressed with a handful of veggies, or that drinking a glass of water will make you completely forget your craving for fries. Instead of tricking and depriving yourself, why not swap some of the unhealthy ingredients you're not even tasting in your food for more protein, fiber, and flavor? Swap out the junk for these healthy foods: