Smart Grocery Shopping

It’s important to know how to shop for your groceries in a smart and heart-healthy way. The following tips are ways for you to shop healthier because, at the end of the day, you can’t eat what you don’t buy.

  • Eat healthy, natural, whole foods that aren’t processed. These are your fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy.
  • Try to avoid shopping when you’re hungry because all of that unhealthy food looks a lot more tempting when you haven’t eaten.
  • Make a list before you go to the store so that you have something to stick to while you’re there.

Knowing what foods to eat is key to a healthier diet. The next few videos will give you some simple tips for improving your diet. This includes knowing how to read food labels, choosing between good, healthy fats and bad fats, eating less salt, or sodium, and eating more fiber. Overall, a delicious heart-healthy diet starts with the food you bring home from the grocery store.