Pop Quiz: How Healthy Are You? (Part 3: Processed Foods)
Fresh is usually best, but some processed foods are convenient and healthy. The next installment of our quiz series will see how much label-reading you have under your belt. Scroll down to calculate your score.
Question 4: On food packaging, “natural” means....
You know better than to mess with frozen pizzas and breakfast sandwiches and instead opt for mostly fresh ingredients and the healthiest of processed foods like frozen veggies, canned tomatoes, dried fruit and whole grain crackers.
While you may not always be making it to farmers’ market or produce aisle, your diet has a healthy balance of fresh and packaged foods.
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC, is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer and owner of Dana White Nutrition, Inc., which specializes in culinary and sports nutrition. See Dana's full bio »