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Don't let the grocery stores fool you.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Do you watch what you buy at the grocery store? Do you watch the dates? Do you read labels? Do you know that the grocery store puts the almost expired dates in front and the good ones in back of items? Do you check dates when you buy meat? Do you feel fruit and veggies to make sure they are not too soft?

Sometimes, we are in so much of a hurry we neglect to do these things, and then kick ourselves when we have to throw stuff out. We all know we need to eat healthy foods but sometimes we buy foods that are not good for us. Buying foods that are in containers is not as good as buying fresh foods. Buying frozen foods does not taste as good as fresh foods.

We can not always buy fresh foods because, unless you are home to cook everyday, food will spoil, and that is where frozen comes in handy. Buying meat, or chicken, or fish and checking dates, you can freeze it for when you want to cook it.

Watching for coupons and checking stores that have double coupon day helps a lot. Sometimes, you have to watch when you see a sale to make sure you are getting the best deal. For example, sometimes l0 for l0 dollars is the same as buying one for a dollar.

We all need to be smart when we go grocery shopping because the grocery store is trying its' best to sell all its' food. By right, they are suppose to send back food that is outdated, but I still find it in the stores, so make sure you read the dates and labels to make sure you are not buying something that you could be allergic to or not good for your health.
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    I do read the labels and when I find an expired date, I give it to them. It is very rare since the stores I use are up to date (Walmart, Cub and County Market ). I stopped using the other stores when I had a problem.
    1929 days ago
    I read labels all the time when it comes to foods that have to be bought in containers Especially my dairy which is about the only product I buy in containers now; my soy milk, yogurt, specifically.
    All my other foods are either fresh or frozen when it comes to fruits and vegetables and they never have the chance to become out dated or unused LOL

    1930 days ago
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