The Best and Worst Frozen Diet Dinners

See if your frozen dinner passed the Oz Test.

The Best and Worst Frozen Diet Dinners

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

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Nick Mayhugh, a world-class athlete in USANA's "Winner's Circle," is showing you how he fuels his body and ambition.


Nick Mayhugh grew up playing soccer like most American kids do. But unlike most kids, he had the elite skills to match his deep passion. He perfected his play, practiced into the nights and dedicated his young life to the sport. For him, that meant secretly compensating for physical effects he was told were normal growing pains but that he knew weren't, like numbness on the left side of his body. So he pushed harder than the others, learning to play with just his right limbs and teaching himself to walk without a limp.

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