Can You Find Healthful International Dining in the Frozen Aisle?

Webb, Densie
February 2004
Environmental Nutrition;Feb2004, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p5
Looks at the wealth of ethnic meals available in the frozen food section of the supermarket. Warning that many of the dinners contain high levels of sodium; Advice to choose the ones highest in fiber; Watch for the fat content which varies widely; Addition of fruit or vegetables to round out the meal. INSET: Nutrition Caompaison of Frozen Ethnic Entées.


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