See if your frozen dinner passed the Oz Test.
Dr. Oz, investigative reporter Jenna Wolfe, and the show’s medical unit put frozen diet dinners to the test. A total of 14 sample meals from six different brands were judged according to their nutritional content and taste. In particular, the team focused on five nutritional components – calories, saturated fat, sodium, fiber, and protein. Get the entire frozen diet dinner guidelines and find out which three meals missed the cut and which three meals topped the recommendation list.
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The Worst: Healthy Choice® Portabella Spinach Parmesan
At first glance, this frozen pasta meal with baby portabella mushrooms, spinach, and Parmesan cheese seems simple and delicious but when you consider the nutrition information, it only offers eight grams of protein per serving and is relatively high in sodium, at 570 milligrams per serving.
More: The Protein Cheat Sheet