The Best Basic Tips For Cutting Out Processed Foods

What To Get Rid Of First

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When reading labels, a rule of thumb should be the fewer ingredients, the better. Additionally, when reading the ingredients, if they are difficult to pronounce, or are unknown, it is probably best to avoid that food. The worst offenders tend to be any microwaveable food, such as frozen meals, as well as most foods found inside a vending machine. Cutting out processed foods entirely can be challenging, so it is important to take baby steps, rather than quitting processed foods cold turkey. Many processed foods have very few ingredients, such as tomato sauce, though buying or making pasta and adding a jar of tomato sauce is a much healthier alternative to microwaving a frozen spaghetti entrée.

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