Vegetable Market

Grocery Shopping

Tips

How to Grocery Shop Fitwardly

Fresh Vegetable in Basket

Produce

  • Try to buy only what you will use in next few days

  • Organic when possible

  • Shop in season when buying fresh

  • Should be the bulk of shopping

Stalks of Wheat

Whole Grains

  • Read labels on any grain-based product

  • Ingredients label should say whole grain

  • Organic when possible

Almonds

Protein

  • Try a variety of nuts and seeds, unsalted preferably

  • Legumes, Soy, Grains

  • Organic when possible

  • If choosing meat, GO LEAN poultry and seafood​

frozen vegetables

Frozen

  • Can get off season produce that was frozen when fresh

  • Organic when possible

Juice in Glass

Refrigerated

  • 100% juice (preferable to eat whole fruits/veggies)

  • Non-dairy milks, unsweetened

  • If choosing dairy, low or non-fat

  • Eggs, cage-free

  • Organic when possible

Homemade Granola

Packaged

  • Read labels

  • Try dried fruit, nuts, seeds, beans

  • Healthy oils

  • Low saturated fat (<5% DV)

  • Low sodium (<5% DV)

  • Low/NO cholesterol (<5% DV)

  • Low added sugar (<6g/serving)

  • Keep it simple