5 healthier packaged foods

Packaged foods are getting an ingredient list makeover. Here are five companies that are making their packaged foods healthier

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1. Nestlé

Its Lean Cuisine and Stouffer’s meals no longer have preservatives, such as sodium benzoate, and Nestlé just launched the preservative-free Sauté Sensations line of frozen meals. Leslie Chester, president of the frozen meals division for Nestlé Canada, says, “We have a checklist: ?It has to taste great. It has to have no preservatives. It has to meet the Heart and Stroke Foundation Health Check nutritional requirements for sodium [less than 720 mg per serving]. And it should have a minimum of two servings of vegetables per serving.”

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