We’ve all made countless day-to-day lifestyle changes in the wake of the pandemic. Going out to eat—even if restaurants are reopening for indoor dining in some parts of the country—still poses a risk, which makes doing your own food shopping at the grocery store and eating at home the safer bet. Nielsen research reports that 54% of Americans are cooking more now than before the pandemic, so that’s a great sign.
Plus, buying your own food at the grocery store can be a positive and healthy change that can vastly improve your diet—that is, if you’re reading nutrition labels and making informed buying decisions. However, new data shows that most shoppers are still turning a blind eye to what’s going in their carts… and bodies. (Related: 100 Unhealthiest Foods on the Planet.)
According to Shorr’s first Food Packaging&Consumer Behavior Report, only one