5 heart-healthy food swaps

February 4, 2015 10:00 AM

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5 heart-healthy food swaps

The problem with regular cream cheese is that a two tablespoon serving contains 9 grams of fat, of which 6 grams are cholesterol-spiking saturated fat. You can still enjoy your schmear by going with “light” whipped cream cheese that trims 40 calories and 3 grams of saturated fat off each serving.

Mayonnaise isn’t just for sandwiches; it turns up in all kinds of foods, such as egg and chicken salad, dips, cole slaw, salad dressings – even sushi rolls. A single tablespoon of mayo packs 10 grams of fat, so it’s hardly heart healthy. For the creaminess of mayo minus all the fat, use Greek yogurt...

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