10 Grocery Shopping Secrets from Slim Women

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SLIM WOMEN AVOID FAD FOODS
Trendy foods -- like coconut water -- tend to be front and center at the grocery store. But unless there's a real reason you should incorporate them... more 
Photo by: TotalBeauty.com
SLIM WOMEN AVOID FAD FOODS
Trendy foods -- like coconut water -- tend to be front and center at the grocery store. But unless there's a real reason you should incorporate them into your diet, stay away. "Coconut water is caloric and sweet -- and it's expensive," says celebrity yoga and fitness instructor Kristin MgGee. "You can drink regular water to get hydrated -- it's free!" She also hasn't gotten into the juice craze. "You can have a big kale salad with tons of vegetables on it or you can have a tiny, $10 glass of kale juice. I prefer whole foods."

Laurel House, author of "Quickie Chick's Cheat Sheet to Life, Love, Food, Fitness, Fashion and Finance -- On a Less-Than-Fabulous Budget," says she likes to try the fad food once and then figure out how to make it at home: "When kale chips first came out -- I made them myself and I liked them better."
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Tue, Oct 9, 2012 6:06 PM EDT

It happens without fail: I walk into the grocery store with the best kale intentions and end up leaving with my favorites from the Frito Lays family. Why can't I shop like the skinny women in Lululemon, who fill their carts with Greek yogurt and every veggie imaginable? Because nobody ever filled me in on these 10 secrets thin women keep in mind when they shop for food. Until now.

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