Let's face it: We don't always give our body the love it deserves.

Because we're busy people with limited budgets, we often opt for foods that are cheap and convenient, rather than foods that give us the nutrients we need to keep healthy. Guilt aside, we often ended up feeling the consequences, either in the form of a over-eating induced food coma or extra pounds on the scale.

We've partnered with Progresso® to offer some twists on familiar favorites, to help you get out of your rut and get back on track toward a healthier you.

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  • IF YOU'RE EATING

    <strong>Big Greasy Cheeseburger </strong> Sometimes all you crave is a big, juicy cheeseburger, but overeating could send you into a dreaded slump. A 4.5 ounce burger (smaller than your average restaurant portion, which can be 8-10 ounces) contains about 50mg of cholesterol and 16 grams of fat.

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    <strong>Meatless Burger</strong> You can still top a veggie burger or black bean burger patty with lettuce and tomato, but try skipping the mayo on this meatless alternative. Choose Swiss cheese, which adds calcium and protein, and swap the thick white bun for a whole grain wheat bun or flatbread.

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    <strong>Large Beef Burrito</strong> A large fast-food burrito with pinto beans, fajita vegetables, sour cream, cheese, and a bit of lettuce weighs in at more than 1,000 calories, almost 40 grams of fat, and more than 2,300mg of sodium. Leave this one alone.

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    <strong>Vegetarian Burrito Bowl</strong> Keep the beans and rice combination, but opt for whole-grain brown rice, if possible. Add in vegetables like chopped peppers or tomatoes. If you're eating out, ask to go light on the cheese and leave out the sour cream in favor of veggie-rich tomato salsa. By choosing this over a beef burrito, you will cut calories, fat and sodium by almost half, while still getting protein, fiber and great flavors.

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    <strong>Pizza </strong> While a quick slice of restaurant pizza is cheap and easy, it can also have more than 13 grams of fat. The grease dripping off the slice is a good indication that you might want to consider a more healthful choice.

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    <strong> Italian-Inspired Salad</strong> Satisfy your taste cravings and boost your veggie intake with this alternative. Choose dark leafy greens as a base, and toss in a helping of chopped tomatoes, olives and pepperoni to get the flavors you love on your pizza. Adding an ounce of Provolone cheese ups the protein by 7 grams.

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    <strong>Tuna Salad Sandwich on White Bread</strong> Not only is this deli staple a bit boring, but with the over-abundance of mayonnaise used, it's high in total fat too. A 3 ounce portion of tuna contains 7 grams of fat alone, but add 3 tablespoons of mayo and you've upped the total fat to a whopping 37 grams.

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    <strong>Mediterranean Tuna Salad </strong> Think Mediterranean: Dress up your tuna with roasted peppers, fresh herbs, capers, and olives -- ingredients that pack a lot of flavor but not a lot of calories or unhealthy fat. Bind the salad together with a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil, mustard, or even nonfat plain yogurt, and finish with a squeeze of lemon for a little lift. Fresh tuna is ideal, but you can save money and time by using canned tuna packed in water (not oil). Serve over a salad or in a whole wheat pita pocket.

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    <strong>Chicken Caesar Salad or Wrap</strong> A Caesar salad with grilled chicken and a wrap instead of a roll -- seems healthy, right? Unfortunately, not. Three tablespoons of Caesar dressing contain 240 calories and 26 grams of fat. Add a handful of croutons (60 calories), 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese (40 calories), and the wrap (220 calories), and you've racked up some series calories and fat.

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    <strong>A Better Caesar Salad</strong> Keep the grilled chicken, which provides lean protein, and hold onto the romaine lettuce, but ditch the high-fat, calorie-dense add-ons. Add chopped hard boiled egg for protein, grilled veggies, and pepperoncini if you like a little kick. Instead of the wrap, serve in a whole-wheat pita pocket, for more fiber. Instead of a creamy dressing, substitute a light Italian vinaigrette or simply a drizzle of olive oil and red wine vinegar.

  • IF YOU'RE EATING

    <strong> Microwave Chicken Pot Pie </strong> A single serving–which is usually half of the pie–contains 300 calories, 30% of your daily sodium intake and 8 grams of saturated fat. Eat the whole thing and... well, you know.

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    <strong>Progresso® Light Chicken Pot Pie Style Soup</strong> The same comforting flavors you love—chicken, carrots, celery and peas—but better for you than most of the microwave pies. At just 100 calories per serving, this soup provides 5 grams of fiber, 4 grams of protein and only 1 gram of saturated fat.