The Shopper's Guide to the Healthiest Prepared Meals

Find out how to get the best meals at the grocery store.

The Shopper's Guide to the Healthiest Prepared Meals

By Toni Gasparis

Are supermarket-ready meals your weeknight savior? If so, you're going to want to read this guide to become an expert on pre-prepared meals in your local grocery store. These simple tips and tactics will help ensure you get the healthiest food at the best price.


Check the Date

It is important to always check the dates before buying pre-packaged foods. Not just the "Best Before" date, but the "Packed On" date as well. This will let you know when the food was packaged and how fresh it is.

More: The Ultimate Food Label Guide

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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