Frozen Diet Dinner Guide

Before you buy a frozen dinner, make sure it passes this test.

Frozen dinners can be convenient to have if you need a fast dinner or don't have enough time to cook. However, most of these meals have hidden sodium, sugar, and preservatives that are not healthy for you to eat. Check out these five Oz-approved tips to make sure the frozen dinners you buy are a healthier option. Just remember to only eat frozen dinners in moderation, your normal diet should consist of a lot of all-natural and fresh foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and healthy protein. 

Dr. Oz's Top 6 Frozen Diet Dinner Guidelines 

  • Less than 500 calories. 
  • No more than five grams saturated fat. 
  • No more than 500 mg of sodium.
  • Should contain five or more grams of fiber.
  • Must have at least 15 grams of protein.
  • Should not have more than 15 grams of sugar. 


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