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The One Food You Should Stop Buying At The Grocery Store In 2019, According To Experts

January 24, 2019 by SheFinds Health
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If you want to start 2019 off on the right foot and live your healthiest life yet, you should leave all of your terrible eating habits behind in 2018, and that starts with your grocery shopping. Because after all, you can’t eat it if it’s not in the house! If you want to turn over a new leaf this year, listen to this expert’s advice on the one food you should stop buying pronto from your grocery store.

Want to lose weight and eat healthier? Stop buying flavored yogurt, advises Jenny Dang, registered dietitian and founder of Want to lose weight and eat healthier? Stop buying flavored yogurt, advises Jenny Dang, registered dietitian and founder of Eat Your Dang Veggies, they’re just bad news. Yogurt is thought to be a healthy midday snack, and it can be, as long as it’s not the flavored kind. , they’re just bad news. Yogurt is thought to be a healthy midday snack, and it can be, as long as it’s not the flavored kind.

“Yogurt is a good source of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and probiotic bacteria such as L. acidophilus, but not all yogurts are created equal,” says Dang. What most people don’t realize is that packaged flavored yogurts contain more than 15 to 18 grams of total sugar. That’s almost as much as you’re supposed to consume in an entire day!

Instead try a healthier, diet-friendly option like plain Greek yogurt or a non-dairy alternative.

“You can reduce your added sugar intake by choosing plain, unflavored yogurt and flavoring it with fresh or frozen fruit, nuts, cinnamon or a drizzle of honey,” says Dang. “The fruit will give you an extra nutrient boost of vitamins, minerals and fiber.”

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