4 healthier summer treats

Summer snacks are not all created equal. The next time you indulge, choose smart, healthier alternatives

4 healthier summer treats

Source: Best Health Magazine, Summer 2008

Whether you’re hanging out on a restaurant patio or hosting a backyard barbeque, order or serve up treats with fewer calories, fat and sodium. You’ll still love the taste!

Cut 17 grams of sugar off your drink tab!

Skip: Vodka Mudshake, Chocolate flavour
285 calories, 8 g fat, 21 g sugar, 0 g sodium

Savour: Mike’s Light Hard Lemonade
100 calories, 0 g fat, 4 g sugar, 130 g sodium

Save 257 calories!

Skip: Olive Garden Sicilian Scampi

458 calories, 30.6 g fat, 527 mg sodium

Savour: Olive Garden Bruschetta
201 calories, 19.2 g fat, 14 mg sodium

Shave off 11 grams of fat!

Skip: Lay’s chips, Roast Chicken flavour (50 g)
330 calories, 20 g fat, 0 g sugar, 790 mg sodium

Savour: Flat Earth Veggie Crisps, Tangy Tomato Ranch flavour (50 g)
220 calories, 9 g fat, 5 g sugar, 370 mg sodium

Slash your fat intake by half!

Skip: Boston Pizza Thai Chicken Salad
1060 calories, 40 g fat, 1020 mg sodium

Savour: Boston Pizza Chicken Taco Salad, no sour cream
480 calories, 19 g fat, 990 mg sodium

Make your own healthy summer snacks!

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