I’ve read dozens of articles on how to grocery shop without getting suckered and seduced by Pirate Booty. So I thought I knew all the tricks (shop on a full stomach, etc.), but nutritionist and boot camp butt-kicker Laura Miranda’s just published “43 ready-to-use tricks to decode & simplify grocery shopping “ packed some genuine surprises for me. For example:
Look out Below! Often the healthier option is on a lower shelf. I guess marketers think healthy people like doing squats even in the grocery store!!
Go food shopping on Wednesdays – the store is always less crowded.
Choose 100% Whole Wheat Breads with at least 3 grams of fiber per 100 calories.
Beware of BUZZ words – LOW FAT, LOW SUGAR, LOW CARB. That’s really CODE for ”Hey I am highly processed, look over here!”
Hormones & Antibiotics in poultry were outlawed in the 70′s. Don’t fall for this as a marketing ploy.