What About Frozen Dinners?
Recently I was asked why I frown upon frozen meals such as Lean Cuisine, Healthy Choice and Smart Ones. I want to start out by stating that 5 years ago I would have at least 10 of these frozen meals in my freezer at one time, but as I learned more about food and nutrition I completely stopped that practice! First lets start with the names of these products. Of course products with the words Lean, Healthy, and Smart are good for us right? Not so much! In our society companies find ways to mislead consumers by using terminology that makes one THINK something is good for them when it really has limited nutritious value what so ever. Terms like 'all-natural', 'multi-grain', 'no sugar added', 'sugar free', 'zero trans fat', 'free range', 'fat free', 'made with real fruit', and 'cholesterol free' are used VERY loosely and there is no real regulation when it comes to it. As for the specific frozen food pro