The Best Time to Grocery Shop if You're Trying to Lose Weight

The Best Time to Grocery Shop if You're Trying to Lose Weight

Grocery shopping can be a breeze or a nightmare, depending on what time you go to the store. If you're like me, you probably loathe waiting in lengthy checkout lines for a bag of greens and a gallon of milk. I'm a bit ashamed to admit this, but I will find random things to buy if I wait in the checkout line for more than a few minutes — namely the candy bars, sugary honey-roasted peanuts, and beef jerky which conveniently line the aisle. 

I don't know what it is about waiting in line that makes me grab unhealthy food items I don't need — or even want, for that matter — but I have learned that grocery shopping can set you up for a week of strategic success, or a week where you throw all nutrition and meal planning out the window.

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