06/02/2014 06:50 GMT | Updated 06/02/2014 06:59 GMT

24 Amazing Food Swaps That Instantly Cut Calories

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The path to sustainable weight loss, we've been told, is about a lifestyle change and a dedicated approach to healthy eating.

But, for those of us who just don't have the time or (no judgement) can't be bothered with frying your own kale chips, here are 24 easy ways to cut your calories.

Thanks to HuffPost US for this piece, pulled together by Kelly Pritchett, RD, Ph.D., a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as Tracee Yablon Brenner, RD and CEO of Real Food Moms and Kimberly Gomer, a registered dietitian at Pritikin Longevity Center.

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