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13 Prepared Meals Nutritionists Avoid at the Supermarket

The Healthy Logo By Charlotte Hilton Andersen of The Healthy | Slide 1 of 14: You've had a long day with work and you don't have time to make dinner. Or maybe you're at the grocery store anyway and those prepared meals look so tempting. Hold on before you start filling your cart. Nutritionists say that some of those ready-to-go meals might be tasty, but they aren't as healthy as you'd think. Plus, many of them have potential safety concerns. There really are plenty of healthy meals you can make in just about 20 minutes. But if you're committed to prepared foods, nutritionists say here are the ones they avoid when they go shopping—and some tastier, healthier, and safer options instead.

Easy isn't always healthy

You've had a long day with work and you don't have time to make dinner. Or maybe you're at the grocery store anyway and those prepared meals look so tempting. Hold on before you start filling your cart. Nutritionists say that some of those ready-to-go meals might be tasty, but they aren't as healthy as you'd think. Plus, many of them have potential safety concerns.

There really are plenty of healthy meals you can make in just about 20 minutes. But if you're committed to prepared foods, nutritionists say here are the ones they avoid when they go shoppingand some tastier, healthier, and safer options instead.

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