I stopped into my local vitamin store the other day, and my purchases (whole flax seed, fish oil tablets and raw cacao nibs) prompted a comment from the cashier. “What do you do with all of that?” he asked. We fell into a conversation about diet and nutrition and so on. He mentioned that he’d been having a hard time losing 20 pounds, and when I asked him to describe his nutritional regimen, he said he eats a lot of frozen, pre-made meals. And he wasn’t talking about the better-quality, healthy-food-store-type of meals that do tend to be more on the nutritious side. No. This poor guy eats packaged stuff laden with sodium, hydrogenated oils and who knows what else.
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The average grocery store carries over 38,000 products(1). Out of those 38,000 products only a handful are actually good for you. At times it seems grocery chains make health food shopping intentionally confusing. Why is that I see soda, candy bars, and ice cream EVERYWHERE I look but finding almonds is like finding a needle in a haystack?
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