Frozen meals can be a convenient and low-calorie alternative to a full dinner, but there are many reasons why you might want to reconsider these sodium-filled meals. On this episode of The Perfect Bite, host Andrea is joined by registered dietitian Anisha Gupta. They take a look at five popular frozen meals and reveal which is the least healthy of the bunch.
“They’re often very high in sodium, they’re usually low in calories, which don’t make for complete meals, there’s sometimes preservatives in them which we should be concerned about, and they’re often high in fats that we don’t want,” explains Anisha.
It might seem strange, but meals with more calories are usually better for you.
“Anything less than 400 calories might not be a good choice on its own,” she says. “If you were to have that three times a day it would be too low for your total daily intake of calories.”
“The saturated fat should be less than four grams, preferred, and you want to look for zero trans fats. The otherRead More »from The Perfect Bite: The worst frozen dinner