Feeling Confused at the Grocery Store?
Follow these simple tips and take the mystery out of choosing healthy groceries.
Improving your health, and the health of your family, begins with the choices you make at the grocery store; however, clever marketing and labels making misleading health claims can make this task more difficult than it should be. (See FoodPolitics.com/tag/labels for more information about industry dominated labelling laws).
Ideally we should only be buying fruits, vegetables, and bulk items like nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes; but for those times when we do buy packaged products it is helpful to know how to make healthier choices.
Food packages contain confusing and misleading information, here are my
Top 5 Tips for How to Read Food Labels:
Shawna Barker BSc., RHN is a nutritionist, college instructor, and raw food educator.