With so many choices and thousands of new products every year, walking into a grocery store is challenging. It’s difficult knowing how to shop smart. In this interview with one of my dietetic interns, Carolyn Moore*, we busted a few myths and talked common grocery store mistakes people make.
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Grocery shopping has its challenges—especially when faced with product marketing intended to help, but does it really?
I created a video after seeing a package of cereal that looked so healthy because it was free from 101 artificial preservatives & ingredients. Thrilled at first, I looked further and then saw the Nutrition Fact panel and ingredient list. Not so thrilled. Continue reading
Grocery shopping. Some people love it. Some hate it. But me? You would think I hated it since I go so infrequently. I’ll be down to the bare minimum in my fridge before I venture over to my local Kroger.
In between my big monthly grocery hauls are stops for some necessities. I might pick up some milk and eggs at Walgreen’s. Tomatoes are a necessity I’m never without—those I get at the Coffee Company. The Coffee Company? Yes. They’re right next to my dry cleaner and many years ago I couldn’t resist the urge to stop by as I saw a beautiful display of tomatoes outside their door with a hand lettered sign “home of the killer tomato.” How could I not stop?