Healthiest Supermarket Foods in America

The supermarket is a place filled with so many tempting foods that are not only calorie-laden, but also made up of over 20 ingredients consisting of chemicals and artificial coloring and flavors (some even have as much as 73 ingredients). Getting the healthiest foods in the supermarket can be a daunting task filled with label readings and ingredient comparisons.

There is more to healthy food than just meat, fruits, and vegetables. Even packed goodies can be delicious yet packed with plenty of things your body needs like fiber, protein, and healthy fats without the unnecessary calories, bad fats, sodium, sugar, and salt. Here are some products that will bring you lots of flavor, keep you lean, and even help you look, feel, and live better than ever.

Quaker Weight Control Banana Bread Oatmeal – Most instant oatmeal are high in soluble fiber, which provides long-lasting energy throughout the day, as well as giving you protein as well. This product, however, hits the spot with an overwhelmingly low amounts of sugar (1 gram) and calories (just 160). It also contains 3 grams of fat and 29 grams of carbohydrates.

Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quinoa – Pronounced as KEEN-WAH, this type of edible seed (which is usually mistaken as a grain), quinoa is a high in protein and fiber as well as vital amino acids that helps you body grow and repair itself. It is also a good tasing replacement for brown rice. Meanwhile, Bob’s Red Mill Organic Quinoa has no sugar and only has 160 calories in every prepared cup.

Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Original – Cheese ca actually be a great snack, its fat is proven to suppress your appetite. The Laughing Cow Mini Babybel Original, as with all of its variations, comes in little packages to keep you from overeating your cheese. Each packet comes in just 70 calories and 6 grams of fat, with zero amounts of carbs and sugar.

Honest Tea Green Dragon – With so many bottles and brands of green teat available in the market, it’s up to independent laboratory tests to determine which one has the highest levels of antioxidants, and Honest came back the winner. A 16-ounce bottle of Honest Tea only has 60 calories and 10 grams of sugar.

Emerald Cocoa Roasted Almonds Dark Chocolate – Almonds are the nuts of choice for the health-conscious as it has heart-friend fats and antioxidants. An ounce of Emerald Almonds roasted in dark chocolate surprisingly has just one gram of sugar, as well as 12 grams of fat, 6 grams of carbohydrates, and 150 calories. The taste reminds you of a Hershey’s almond bar, without the nasty sugars.

Lärabar Apple Pie Energy Bar – Most energy bars are actually loaded with sugars that may cause you to eat more of it. Meanwhile, the Lärabar ditches all the synthetic sugars and fillers in flavor of six simple ingredients: dates, walnuts, apples, almonds, raisins, and cinnamon. A great new twist to enjoying a delicious slice of apple pie.

Dreyer’s Slow Chruned Vanilla with Crunch Bar – Ice cream may be considered by many as an "enemy" among dieters, but remember that it is okay to give in to occasional indulgence. However, the key here is to pick the indulgences that will satisfy your cravings without sabotaging your healthy diet. A bar of Dreyer’s (in some places may be branded as Edy’s) only has 150 calories, 19 grams of carbs, 8 grams of fat, and 10 grams of sugar. Ice cream bars also keep you from being tempted to take another spoonful from that tub of ice cream.

Hormel Natural Choice Presliced Deli Meats – Hormel’s turkey cold cuts are another tasty way to get you healthy dose of protein without the guilt of fat, carbs, and sugars. Three slices of these only has a gram each of carbs and fat, with no sugar. Hormel’s deli meats are also free from nitrate and nitrite.