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TV dinners

Are the healthy TV dinners/meals really that much better better then the normal ones?
I tend to the healthy choice or lean cusines twice a week for a quick lunch.

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Asked by red_head_mommy2 at 2:42 PM on Feb. 22, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • smart ones aren't bad. stouffers are pretty good too cause they don't use fake ingredients

    Answer by momofone725 at 2:43 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • You have to read the back or side nutritional info, some surprisingly have more sodium and / or more calories than their normal counterparts. I do love Lean Cuisines though.

    Answer by jamesonjustines at 2:44 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • Calorie wise they usually are better. However sodium is usually high. If you can I'd start bringing something else.

    Answer by 2murphyboys at 2:44 PM on Feb. 22, 2011

  • I like the SmartOnes, but have to watch the sodium count. Any of the tv dinners have a high count on salt, so be careful

    Answer by djh0505 at 4:05 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • The sodium content in most prepared foods is way higher than when you make it yourself - billed as healthy or regular.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 12:28 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • smart ones arent bad

    Answer by sstepph at 8:53 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • There are several healthy ones from Trader Joes that I LOVE!

    Answer by KTMOM at 3:51 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I've never shopped Trader Joes are the good prices there?

    Comment by red_head_mommy2 (original poster) at 3:53 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • They are ok occasionally, but like everyone has said, the sodium is usually high. They have gotten better in recent years though.

    Answer by elasmimi at 9:18 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

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