• Phil

How to Navigate the Supermarkets Pt. II

Updated: Mar 19

Before we get started, there is a first part to this blog which you can check out here if you missed it.

So far, we've covered the fundamental rules of food shopping that should always be followed. Now to go over the ones that are a little less black and white.


The more convenient a food is, the more likely it has undergone some sort of processing to make it that way. Let’s take deli meats as an example. Think about a piece of chicken that you would buy raw and cook yourself. It would be dried up and shriveled in the back of your fridge within a couple days. Then how on earth does the ready-sliced, packaged stuff last for over a week? Preservatives and chemicals, that’s how. We get that buying the meat raw and cooking it takes up more time and effort than buying it ready made. But when it comes to what you’re putting in your body, surely your health trumps convenience?

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