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How Healthy People Shop

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Once our astute shoppers get all their goodies home, they keep preparation pretty basic: a piece of grilled tilapia with citrus glaze, a vegetable, a salad and maybe a side of bulgar wheat is a typical dinner at Katz’s house. Lipski likes to make brown rice and dal, an Indian lentil dish, which takes less than 30 minutes if she puts everything in to soak in the morning.

Stir-fries are also popular with this group — as are most simple dishes that allow high-quality ingredients to do the work for them. It really doesn’t have to be more complicated than that, Lipski says. “We are so spoiled with such an amazing variety of beautiful foods. Just take a few deep, relaxing breaths and enjoy the experience.”

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1:49PM PDT on Aug 18, 2011

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8:47AM PDT on Aug 9, 2011

Really interesting. Seeing a lot of habits similar to my own, so good to know I'm doing something right, though I prefer to buy from farmer's markets and health food shops.
Thanks =)

10:14AM PDT on Jul 27, 2011

I hit up the farmers market once a week to get local produce. I don't buy disposable plastic anymore and bring my own mesh bags for produce. There are quite a few items even in the produce section at the supermarket that I cant buy. I have to go to a cheese shop to get my cheese wrapped in paper, and a butcher if I choose to buy meat (although I'm cutting down on both drastically) I want to eat healthy but a lot of healthier options still use too much packaging.

11:51PM PDT on Jul 26, 2011

this article is very informative. In my country , i'm advised not to select fruit or vegetable which look big or nice form

11:50PM PDT on Jul 26, 2011

this article is very informative. In my country , i'm advised to select fruit or vegetable which look big or nice form

8:23AM PDT on Jul 26, 2011

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12:19AM PDT on Jul 26, 2011

That all sounds great but I'm not sure that great-looking fruits and vegetables on stalls are grown without pesticides and are as healthy as they look.

10:37PM PDT on Jul 25, 2011

Great article! It had some tips I'm gonna apply at my next trip to the grocery. ;)

3:07PM PDT on Jul 25, 2011

great. thanks.

10:59PM PDT on Jul 24, 2011

Thanks for the article, very interesting.

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