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How Can I Eat Healthy On a Budget?

All it takes is a bit of planning…here's how:

  • Plan your week's meals and grocery list ahead of time. If you're strapped for time during the week, batch cook on the weekend.
  • Look in the newspapers for items on sale, use coupons and consider joining your grocery store’s preferred customer club. You can save between 10-15%.
  • Follow proper portions (especially with meat), and you’ll find what you thought was a little actually goes a long way. 
  • Experiment with different cultural fare and make modifications to usual recipes. Substitute meats in dishes with tofu, beans and lentils to save money and still get adequate nutrients.
  • Fruits and vegetables can be consumed in fresh, frozen or canned form; the nutritional composition is relatively the same.
  • Buy fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season.

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