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Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

Supermarkets misleading shoppers on healthy food, say nutritionists

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Products high in salt and saturated fats are being marketed as healthy by leading supermarkets, BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates has found.The British Dietetic Association said stores including Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury's were being "unhelpful" and "confusing" customers.The Royal Society for Public Health called for an independent supermarket regulator.Supermarkets said they were committed to "promoting healthy eating".BBC researchers visited the top five supermarkets in the UK and found Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Tesco were stocking products high in salt and saturated fat in sections marked "healthier choices" and "healthy and diet meals".Morrisons' "healthier choices" section contained a vegetarian steak slice with almost 10g...
5 Supermarkets Share the Secret Store Policies You Should Be Taking Advantage Of

5 Supermarkets Share the Secret Store Policies You Should Be Taking Advantage Of

Health
Almost every week, you can find me zipping through the aisles of my local Trader Joe's as I look for the healthiest food to pile into my cart.Given the unending crowds that Trader Joe's is famous for, I often whiz right past the new products that the retailer puts out (like those butternut fries). But recently, an employee saw me eyeing some sliced oven-roasted turkey that I hadn't seen before, and he asked if I wanted to try it.I was shocked when he ripped open the package right on the spot and offered me a slice. Then he explained that Trader Joe's customers can actually try most products before buying them. For free. I was floored. This is on a whole other level than those sad samples they plop into paper cups at most stores.Before you go hog-wild: The policy doesn't apply to alcoholic ...