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Which grocery store item is better for your weight-loss goals?

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To give yourself a better shot at losing weight, you need to make wise choices about what goes into your grocery cart — and to understand why one option might be better than another. (That much easier to stick with your choice when the chips are down/on lockdown.) The trick, nutritionists say, is to eat fewer calories — and fewer empty calories — but also foods that make you feel satisfied enough to stay the course. Here, we tell you which common item is better for your diet, and why. 

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The following nutritionists contributed to this article:

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD; Nutrition Consulting; Dallas, TX

Adriane Kozlovsky, MS, RDN, LDN, RYT; Clinical Dietitian; Oak Crest Village; Baltimore, MD

Angel C. Planells, MS, RDN; National Media Spokesperson; Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics; Seattle, WA

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