10 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping
Experts offer advice on navigating the supermarket.
4 Simple Shopping Rules
Nestle offers these simple solutions to savvy shopping without spending
hours in the grocery store:
- Shop the perimeter of the grocery store, where fresh foods like fruits,
vegetables, dairy, meat, and fish are usually located. Avoid the center aisles
where junk foods lurk.
- Choose "real" foods, such as 100% fruit juice or 100% whole-grain
items with as little processing and as few additives as possible. If you want
more salt or sugar, add it yourself.
- Stay clear of foods with cartoons on the label that are targeted to
children. If you don't want your kids eating junk foods, don't have them in the
- Avoiding foods that contain more than five ingredients, artificial
ingredients, or ingredients you can't pronounce.