Shopping with a plan and list can help avoid impulsive purchases and prioritize nutritious whole foods over processed options high in sugar and sodium.
A simple and effective hack for weight loss while grocery shopping is to replace sugary sodas and fruit juices with water and/or low-calorie flavored seltzers. This easy swap can cut down hundreds of calories per day for many people.
Meal planning ahead of time can aid in weight loss and management by creating balanced meals, increasing variety in the diet, assisting with portion control, and reducing waste.
Eating fruits and vegetables can aid in weight loss and maintenance as they are low in calories, high in fiber, and associated with improved long-term health.
Frozen fruits and veggies are nutrient-rich and convenient for quick meals, while prepared frozen meals should be avoided due to high sodium and sugar content.
Choose non-fat or low-fat Greek and/or skyr yogurts that contain more protein per serving than regular varieties and avoid plant-based yogurts and milks that are high in fat and sugar and low in protein.
Choose pantry items wisely by looking for low-sodium options and swapping refined grains for whole grains with at least 3 grams of fiber per serving.