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10/1/2020 TODAY'S TIP

Thursday, October 01, 2020

10/1/2020 TODAY'S TIP

Beware of Health Halos

Do you consider products from specialty supermarkets to be healthier than those from other grocery stores? Or do you think that dishes from organic restaurants are all waistline-friendly?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, you could be derailing your weight loss efforts.

When people guess the number of calories in a sandwich coming from a "healthy" restaurant, they estimate that it has, on average, 35 percent fewer calories than they do when it comes from an "unhealthy" restaurant, according to a study in the Journal of Consumer Research.

Remember that the next time you reach for that package of Whole Foods' Organic Fruit & Nut Granola. One cup of this seemingly healthy snack contains almost 500 calories. Yikes! To stay on track at the grocery store, check out these best supermarket shopping tips ever.

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