5 Healthy Foods to Put on Your Grocery List
What’s cooking: Perhaps a longer life with these healthy, easy grocery staples.
According to the journal Public Health Nutrition, people who cooked at home five times a week were nearly 50 percent more likely to be alive after ten years than those who steered clear of the kitchen.
The benefits aren’t just from eating healthier but also from grocery shopping, following a recipe, and preparing food, which help your brain develop new connections. Make your kitchen cooking-friendly by keeping these fat-releasing staples (from our new book The Digest Diet) handy for hectic weeknights.
Skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Keep these in the freezer and grill on Sunday for a week’s worth of salad toppers or dinners (serve with veggies and whole grains).
It can have double the protein of regular yogurt. Its thick creaminess makes it a good swap for sour cream.