7 Healthy Tips for Grocery Shopping ...

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Need some tips for grocery shopping?

Your local market is filled with all sorts of goodies.

Unfortunately, these goodies arenโ€™t always healthy.

Snack cakes, sodas, and potato chips arenโ€™t the best choices for your grocery cart when you have made a commitment to healthy living.

But how to do we fight the temptation of adding some of that devilishly delicious food to our carts?

Just follow these simple suggestions to stay on track.

You are going to want to take these tips for grocery shopping with you the next time.

1. Fruits

Of course you know you need fruits as part of a healthy diet.2

I like to snack on grapes throughout the day.

Bananas are another favorite to have on hand.

They make for a quick snack after a workout or something I can eat on the go as I am headed out the door.

Avoid canned fruits and go for the real thing.

Frozen fruits are fine as long as they have no added sugar.

Be adventurous and try a new fruit each week.

You might find a new favorite.

Keep reading for more tips for grocery shopping.

2. Veggies

Fruits and veggies should make up the largest part of your healthy grocery shopping list.

The proper mix of these things will give your body the good nutrition it needs.

Salad greens are perfect for a quick lunch, a side for dinner, or a snack.

I like to keep cucumbers on hand to slice up in my salads.

You can prep most veggies in several different ways.2

Steamed, sauteed, or roasted are just some of my favorite ways to cook vegetables.

3. Proteins

Protein is another very important part of a healthy balanced diet.

Even if you donโ€™t eat meat, you still need to load up on quality lean protein.

Besides lean red meat, poultry and fish, add some unsalted nuts and beans to your cart.

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