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How to Break Your Bad Supermarket Habits (Page 6)

5. You Don’t Shop the Periphery

5. You Don’t Shop the Periphery

Ever notice that the produce, meat and dairy are usually located on the outside edges of the supermarket, while the processed foods are tucked in the middle? Avoid unhealthy foods by sticking to the outside edges of the store for the bulk of your shopping. If it’s not in the periphery, you probably don’t need it–with the exception of a few things like whole–grain pasta or brown rice. Memorize which aisle “exceptions” like these are located in so you can go right to them instead of walking past temptations in search of them.

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