Food Comparison

November 2017 Issue

A Healthier Take on Frozen Meals

After a long, hard day, sometimes the last thing you want to do is cook. For those times, a frozen meal fits the bill. But does choosing a processed frozen meal mean putting your healthy eating habits on hiatus? Not necessarily. As long as you know what to look for, including an occasional frozen meal in your diet is fine. In fact, prepared meals can make a healthier option than fast food or take-out, and they can be a great way to control portion size. That being said, the portions are often so small they don’t provide enough calories to satisfy you. And it can also be challenging to find a well-balanced meal—containing at least one serving of vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains—in the frozen food aisle.

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