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The average person makes 200 food decisions a day. No wonder grocery shopping can be mind-boggling and a source of overwhelming confusion! A trip to the supermarket requires thousands of food decisions.

 

If you are left confused about whether to buy organic or standard foods, fresh or frozen vegetables, or low-fat or fat-free milk, you might find solace in this new book, Read it Before You Eat It: How to Decode Food labels and Make the Healthiest Choice Every Time by Bonnie Taub-Dix RD. Bonnie has done a great job of explaining how to buy the best foods for your health.

 

Her first caution is: be aware of how the grocery store is set up. You will be greeted with freshly baked bread and fresh flowers—items that tend to be “unplanned purchases” …  and that’s exactly what the store owners want from you. To their advantage, about 60% to 70% of food purchases are unplanned. So, this year, go shopping with a food plan for the week, a list of what you need to buy, your guard up!

 

Here’s a delicious and healthful 2011,

 

Nancy

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Nancy Clark RD CSSD

Nancy Clark RD CSSD

Member since: Jul 8, 2007

Hi! I specialize in nutrition for exercise, and help active people figure out how to manage food, weight, exercise, energy and enjoyment of eating. Let me know if you have any questions!

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