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If You Can’t Say It, Don’t Eat It


Apr. 24, 2008 NPR

1.) Shop at the Fringes

Stay away from the middle aisles of the supermarket, which tend to be filled with ultra-processed food with labels like “trans fat-free,” “low cholesterol” and “heart healthy.”

2.) If You Can’t Say It, Don’t Eat It

Don’t buy products with more than five ingredients or any ingredients you can’t easily pronounce.

3.) Cultivate a Garden

Producing your own food not only saves money and reduces carbon emissions, but it also helps you stay in shape.

4.) Buy Local

Shop at farmers markets.

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