I read the label of everything I buy. That alone has opened my eyes to what is in our foods. More and more I am turning away from all "easy", quick foods because there is so much junk in them. I am getting back into cooking the way our grandparents did (from scratch) so I know exactly what is in my meals.
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whats helped me a lot is using the 1 ingredient rule. I try to stay clear of anything in the grocery store that contains more then one ingredient... I make everything at home myself from scratch and freeze extras if necessary. This keeps me from putting a lot of preservatives and extra sugars and salt. Saves me so much time not having to read every label as I go through and my meals turn out bright and colorful!!
I also put a lot of my seeds and nuts in my homemade whole wheat breads and take them with me in the morning with a piece of fruit and my water. Last me well until lunch!!
Sara Lee's Iron Kids White Bread has only 111 calories for 2 slices! I love bread and I am getting tired of the bread rounds. It is a amazing how many calories are in one slice of bread. You really have to read every label. This appears to be the lowest calorie for regular bread you can find.
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