A common reason people struggle with eating healthier is that “healthy food is too expensive.” Healthy eating can cost more, but often it can cost less if you follow the simple tips below!
Shop the produce sales
Stop buying junk food (per ounce, it’s one of the most expensive things at the grocery store)
Stop buying soda, juice, water flavoring, etc.
Shop at stores that feature lower prices, like Aldi
Plan your meals in advance
Buy produce that is in season
Buy store brands
Compare prices (sometimes a larger container is cheaper, sometimes it isn’t)
Buy things in bulk when they are on sale
Buy whole pieces of meat, like a whole chicken, then break it down yourself
Eat more beans and legumes and less meat
Plan your meals based on the foods on sale
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