5 Ways to Lose Weight With Hot Sauce

Learn how to shed pounds with this condiment.

5 Ways to Lose Weight With Hot Sauce

Hot sauce sales are growing by the minute and it seems like the spicy condiment trend is here to stay. Along with adding a lot of flavor and heat to any meal, it turns out that hot sauce may also help you lose weight. Want to add this ingredient to your diet? Find out how with the help of food journalist Mark Schatzker.

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Swap Out Your Condiments

As tempting as it is to toss some ketchup or mayo on a sandwich, scrambled eggs, or countless other dishes, the calories can really add up. Instead of dumping on all that fat and sugar, you can make your meal taste better with hot sauce, for zero calories.

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