WOMEN’S HEALTH: Grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier! A team of nutritionists tested aisles’ worth of items for an annual roundup of the healthiest, tastiest, and most convenient supermarket finds that won’t break the bank.
Haagen-Dazs Fat-Free Cranberry Blueberry Sorbet
A refreshing new fat-free treat made with antioxidant-loaded cranberry and blueberry purees. Promotes weight loss; fights heart disease.
Per 1/2 cup: 100 cal, 0 g fat, 25 g carbs, 0 mg sodium, < 1 g fiber, 0 g protein
Quaker Simple Harvest All Natural Multigrain Instant Hot Cereal
Made with whole oats, barley, wheat, flax seed, and rye, you’d never guess that this super-satisfying cereal was instant. Fights heart disease.
Per packet (maple-brown sugar with pecans): 160 cal, 3.5 g fat (0.5 g sat), 30 g carbs, 75 mg sodium, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein
Sabra Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
Velvety hummus kicked up with sun-dried tomato. Fights heart disease; promotes weight loss.
Per 2 Tbsp: 60 cal, 5 g fat (0 g sat), 3 g carbs, 140 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein
Uncle Ben’s Whole Grain Brown Ready Rice
Super filling, and it doesn’t get sticky or take ages to cook. Fights heart disease.
Per cup: 240 cal, 3 g fat (0 g sat), 9 g carbs, 15 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 5g protein
Bird’s Eye Asparagus Stir-Fry
With tender asparagus, carrots, pasta, green beans, and cauliflower in one bag, all you need is the wok, a splash of soy sauce, and a pair of chopsticks. Fights heart disease; promotes weight loss.
Organic Valley Single Serve 1% Chocolate Lowfat Milk
Another study has found that chocolate moo juice helps muscles recover better after a workout. And this shelf-stable, portable single pack will fit nicely into your workout bag. Builds bone; promotes weight loss; builds muscle.
Per cup: 150 cal, 2.5 g fat (1.5 g sat), 25 g carbs, 290 mg sodium, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein
Hormel Natural Choice Parmesan Crust Pork Loin Filet
A lean supper without the hassle of marinating-just stick it in the oven. Slice it for great sandwiches too. Builds muscle; promotes weight loss.
Per 4 oz: 120 cal, 4 g fat (1.5 g sat), 1 g carbs, 390 mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 20 g protein
SmartFood Honey Multigrain Popcorn Clusters
So sweet, crunchy, and addictive, it’s a good thing they come in single servings. Each bag gives you 20 percent of your day’s calcium. Builds bone; fights heart disease; promotes weight loss.
Per package: 110 cal, 1 g fat (0 g sat), 25 g carbs, 150 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 1 g protein
Contessa Honey Roasted Shrimp
A superfast, super-yummy seafood meal with baby carrots and a Moroccan honey sauce. Builds muscle; promotes weight loss.
Per serving: 120 cal, 3 g fat (0.5 g sat), 9 g carbs, 690 mg sodium, 0.5 g fiber, 12 g protein
Finally, a soda you can feel good about: This sparkling water is infused with fruit juice. We dig the black raspberry flavor. Promotes weight loss.
Per 12 oz bottle (black raspberry): 60 cal, 0 g fat, 15 g carbs, 5mg sodium, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein SEE MORE HERE!