When it comes to grocery shopping, it's super easy to get distracted from your shopping list by flashy displays and cool new products. In the process, it's easy to get sucked in to the guaranteed "healthy" gimmicks. Spoiler alert: Just because something's sugar or gluten-free doesn't mean it's good for you. While you may think you're making healthy decisions while getting sucked into these ploys, you're really just a plain 'ol sucker. Sorry.
Grocery shopping with a fit mindset is all about going back to basics and sticking to your shopping list. Can you read and count ingredients? Well you're on your way, but that's only the tip of the healthy shopping iceberg. Not to worry, we're here to help.
Check out these five healthy tips to smart grocery shopping:
Do you make healthy decisions at the grocery store?
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Stick to the perimeter! That's where you'll find the "good-for-you" stuff.
Center aisles are stocked with preserved and processed foods that are so not healthy, and can even be pricier becuase of the packaging.