Grocery Shopping When We’re Hungry=No, No, No!

Grocery shopping when we’re hungry is not a healthy way to approach food shopping and will most likely result in buying foods that we weren’t aiming to buy in the first place– wasting MONEY, CALORIES, and TIME! (I’m guilty of this!)

Eating a light snack before grocery shopping or after eating a larger meal such as breakfast, lunch, or dinner is key. We will see numbers go up on the scale from buying foods we were tempted to eat when we were hungrier (and these foods are most likely not healthy options!) Keep it simple, stick to a list, aim for FRESH foods!

It’s extremely important to have a list with us at all times and ONLY buy what is on that list.  We should all get into a habit of writing down foods during the week that our families can agree on and only stick to those foods. Aim for a time in the day that works best to go grocery shopping– when we are relaxed and our tummies are feeling full!

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Do you have any suggestions/tips/comments on grocery shopping?

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2 thoughts on “Grocery Shopping When We’re Hungry=No, No, No!

  1. I love to shop at 7:00 am, on my way to work. Certainly tricky to get refrigerator items at that hour. The store is generally empty, and I’m generally in a good mood and alert to remember my shopping list.

    Another good time if you’re trying to save money, shop when you have to pee.

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