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Shopping Tips

This section provides tips for reading food labels when shopping. It also provides options for choosing low-calorie foods instead of higher calorie ones, as well as tools to help you choose wisely when food shopping.

Low-Calorie Shopping List

Fat-Free Versus Regular Calorie Comparison

Low-Calorie, Lower Fat Alternative Foods

Fat Matters, But Calories Count

Healthy Weight Tip

Prepare a list of the groceries you need ahead of time, and stick to the list when you go to the store. This will keep you focused and can help prevent any spur of the moment, high-calorie purchases.


Cover of Keep the Beat™: Deliciously Healthy Dinners cookbookIn addition to fresh fruits and vegetables and fresh meat, poultry, seafood, and pork, keep your kitchen stocked with this list of heart healthy ingredients to make it easier to plan and prepare the meals in the Keep the Beat™: Deliciously Healthy Eating cookbook. These ingredients can be used in both main-dish meals and side dishes. They are available in most grocery stores and are easy to use.

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