6 Tips For Grocery Shopping For Weight Loss

I've got a confession to make. If you want to lose weight quickly and healthily, you need to start paying more attention to your grocery shopping. Gone of the days you can pick anything you want from the supermarket shelf blindly. Most of the time, many people simply load their carts with unhealthy foods and drinks. These foods and drinks usually don't have much nutritive value and won't help you at all in your weight loss endeavors. What you need is a selective grocery shopping list which is key for weight loss. When writing a list, you also need to adhere to it religiously because it's easy to fall into the temptation of buying other food items which are counterproductive for weight loss. Here is what you need to know when doing grocery shopping for weight loss.

1. Say NO to empty calorie foods - Empty calorie foods are foods which are not nutritious and are usually loaded with either too much sugar, salt, sodium and fats. The word "Empty" simply means they are devoid of essential nutrients, not that they don't have calories. Examples include white sugar, white bread, donuts, refined cereals, instant noodles, ice cream, candies, biscuits, jam, cakes, chocolate bars, high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, monosodium glutamate(MSG), soft drinks, sugary drinks, fruit juices in bricks, beers, potato chips, canned soups and so on.

2. Avoid buying foods simply because they are on promotion - Products on promotion can distract you from your goals. If you buy foods this way, you won't be able to respect your good habits. If there is a promo going on for soft drinks, resist the urge to give in to their special offer. Of course, if there is a promo going on for healthy foods, just seize that opportunity to buy in bulk.

3. Buy nutrient-dense foods - If you want to fasttrack your weight loss goals, this is what you need, that is eating foods which are healthy and loaded with vital nutrients like protein, vitamins, minerals and calcium. Examples include oatmeal, yams, sweet potatoes, wholewheat pasta, wholegrain bread, brown rice, oat bran, chicken breast, turkey breast, lean beef, cod, tilapia, salmon, sardine, herring, tuna, eggs, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, fish oil, flax seeds, greek yogurt, skim milk, cottage cheese, kidney beans, red lentils, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, broccoli, cabbage, kale, asparagus, spinach, apples, kiwis, oranges, cranberries, blueberries and the list goes on and on.

4. Choose fresh over canned - Canned foods are convenient and easy to prepare but their major downside is the amount of sodium they contain. Sodium causes water retention and can cause bloating and this is something you don't want for weight loss. If you really have to use canned foods, use them sparingly and focus more on fresh foods. Frozen foods are also an alternative to fresh.

5. Buy bottled water - Opt for water as your beverage of choice instead of soda pop, fruit juices, carbonated drinks, alcoholic drinks and so on. Water is vital for any weight loss adherent as it hydrates your body, prevents constipation and boosts your metabolism. Save that money and buy healthy food instead.

6. Bring a minimum amount of cash for your groceries - When doing your selective grocery shopping, bring only cash instead of credit or debit cards, this way you won't be tempted to buy junk food. Junk food is what really fill up your cart and add up the cost. Since you have a minimum amount of cash to spend on basic necessities, you will be more careful. It's easy to know how many cash you'll need since you will have a list and can compute an approximate amount you'll spend. Say you estimate your grocery bill to be around $200, bring only $250 and that's it.

There you are, if you follow these simple grocery shopping tips, you are already taking a big step forward to a leaner and healthier body.








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