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Bootcamp sergeant Laura Miranda steers you through the grocery store


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.