The Chicago Tribune
found plenty of guidance on realistic menus, recipes, and tips for the health-conscious eater from Dawn Jackson Blatner,
author of The Flexitarian Diet,
and Mark Bittman,
author of Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating.
Blatner, a professional dietitian, recommends filling your cart with 25 percent whole-grain, 25 percent lean protein, and 50 percent fruits and vegetables.