Here are some helpful tips to remember for the next time you're heading down the supermarket aisles:
1 Don't shop on an empty stomach. This will only encourage unplanned and unhealthy choices.
2 Plan your meals and snacks first, then create a shopping list and stick to it!
3 Check the first few ingredients when comparing food labels. Ingredients are always listed in descending order, so if the first few ingredients are fat or sugar, it's probably not a healthy choice.
4 Be aware that some ingredients can be listed under different names. For example, sugar can also be listed as glucose, rice malt syrup, fructose etc.
5 Foods that say “no cholesterol” can still be high in other fats (e.g. potato chips).
6 Aim to purchase produce that is …