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How can I pick out the right food when shopping?
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Dr. Kathleen Cullen
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In brief: Shop the perimeter
I always tell my patients to shop the perimeter of the store.
Spend most of your time in the produce section picking out fruits and veggies to fill 1/2 of your plate. Then head to the meat/dairy to fill 1/4 of your plate with lean protein. The last 1/4 of your plate should be filled with a healthy carb, ie brown rice or whole grain bread. The more natural and unprocessed the food the better.

In brief: Shop the perimeter
I always tell my patients to shop the perimeter of the store.
Spend most of your time in the produce section picking out fruits and veggies to fill 1/2 of your plate. Then head to the meat/dairy to fill 1/4 of your plate with lean protein. The last 1/4 of your plate should be filled with a healthy carb, ie brown rice or whole grain bread. The more natural and unprocessed the food the better.
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