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What are the best type of food products I should buy?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Do ferrous sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, or partially hydrogenated soybean oil sound appetizing to you? Follow this rule of thumb: If a food product is made of stuff you need a course in chemistry to comprehend -- or if you can’t pronounce the first five ingredients -- don’t let it near your cart. 

Stay focused on buying whole foods comprised of only one ingredient. Instead of snacking on neon-orange cheese curls, slice up some carrots or celery sticks. Invest in an air popper, and enjoy fiber-rich popcorn. Make homemade veggie chips: Cut up kale, or thinly slice beets, sweet potatoes or yams; sprinkle them with herbs and a little olive oil, and bake in the oven.

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