In this blog I share a shopping list with the 25 healthiest basic foods that you can find in most local supermarkets.

[dropcap]When[/dropcap] you travel al lot as a model it’s not always possible to get your hands on fancy superfoods or shop at organic stores. Neither is it possible when you live in a small town that has just one local supermarket that sells only the basics. Superfoods are furthermore not always allowed when living on a small budget.

Before you start shopping: if you have the option to buy organic food, go for it! If not, make sure you peel what can be peeled and wash what can be washed. 

Healthy fats and protein

  • Avocado (Hass)
  • MSC certified salmon (choose canned salmon for convenience)
  • Eggs (cage-free or free range)
  • Leafy greens (spinach, rocket, kale etc.)
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds
  • Hazelnuts

Healthy carbs & protein

  • Bananas
  • Sweet potato
  • Lentils
  • Chickpeas
  • Oats (gluten-free, but may be processed in a factory where gluten containing products are processed. Check the packaging for info!)
  • Whole grain rice (which is gluten free)

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Healthiest fruits & veggies

  • Red fruit (cherries, cranberries, raspberries, blueberries etc.)
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Cauliflower
  • Canned tomatoes (convenient and contain more lycopene than fresh tomatoes)

Powerful herbs & spices

  • Cayenne pepper
  • Cinnamon
  • Tumeric (also known as curcuma)
  • Ginger root
  • Garlic
  • Oregano
  • Basil

Q: What’s your favorite, conveniant supermarket health food?

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Hey! I'm Angela; a 30-something mommy and a now REAL #fitchick, digi nerd, photo & film shooter hobbyist, MSc specialized in Health Education, marketingspecialist and an international fashion model for 20 years. I've worked for eg. Viktor & Rolf, Nivea, Escada, Elle, Vogue and Glamour.

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