Your weight loss success (or lack thereof) is actually determined at the grocery store. Fill your cart with wholesome fare, and you’ll be more likely to eat clean meals and snacks once you get home. Load up with junk, and well, you get the idea.

Of course, loading up on the good stuff can be easier said than done, though. Even with the best of intentions, there are plenty of ways your trip to the grocery store can go wrong - and end up thwarting your weight loss progress. Here are 7 common mistakes you might be making, plus ways to shop smarter. 

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