How to Shop Healthier at the Grocery Store
As far as I know I enjoy grocery shopping since I have time to fully dedicate myself in browsing and searching for new things to try. In order to keep things healthy since the food marketing can’t be of a great help, I decided to share with you few“tiny tweaks“you should make at the grocery store to help you shop healthier. This should particularly spark the interest at people who aren’t attracted to this task.
- Try something new!
You have never used an acorn squash-So what, grab one! Adding new fruits or vegetables in your favorite recipes is such a great idea since you can discover a new favorite one. Toss some butternut squash in your salad or a little zucchini in your pasta.
- Check Labels!
I can’t say I am good at this because I have found myself grabbing something just because it labeled as organic or healthy. Did you know that many“natural“peanut butters are high in fructose corn syrup or sugars? Always check the labels of the foods, before you decide to toss into your cart.
- Don’t stick to your list
Making a shopping list is a good thing, but that doesn’t mean you should always stick to it. Why is that? Because if, for example, zucchini were on your shopping list, but you run into spaghetti that are on sale, grab them. Thus you will get some good discounts and save money as well. Another way to save money is to bargain on products with expiration dates. ! You can also try these 5 tips for saving money!
- Check what is in season
Seasoned products should always be your first choice since they are amazing and cheaper, and taste better as well. Let’s take strawberries as example. You have probably noticed that they taste million times better in summer rather than in winter. There is a perfectly good reason for that. This website provides a handy list of what’s in season each time of the year.