Our food expert breaks down which better-for-you options are truly superior and which ones you should avoid.
If you’ve spent any amount of time at the supermarket lately, you’ve seen a host of products promoted as healthier alternatives to some more traditional favorites. These products often substitute plants or poultry for red meat, or fruit for sugar. But are they really better for you?
It can be difficult to tell, so we asked Kathy McManus, director of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital, to give us her thoughts on which swaps to go for and which ones to avoid.
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Kelly Bilodeau, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Women's Health Watch
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