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Do's and Don'ts of Saving Money While Eating Healthy

Sticking to a healthy diet does wonders for the body. However, some people think healthy food is more expensive than processed food, so they settle for what’s convenient. But the truth is, that’s not always the case. Here are some do’s and don’ts that can help you save money while choosing healthier food options.


DO's

  • Set a budget and stick to it.
  • Buy more fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
  • Cook something new from your leftovers.
  • Buy eggs and meat in bulk.
  • Buy whole chicken.
  • Eat fruit as a snack.
  • Go meat-free at least once a week.
  • Practice proper food storage to reduce waste.

DON'Ts

  • Eat junk food, chips and fries.
  • Eat pre-packaged meals.
  • Eat fast food and takeout.
  • Drink sugary drinks.
  • Eat due to stress.
  • Overbuy produce that will go bad.
  • Shop when you're hungry.
  • Buy overpriced beverages from cafes.

The key to eating well, saving money and prioritizing your health requires planning, knowledge and commitment. If you do it right, you may gain more energy, lower your risk of diseases, trim down a little and generally feel better.

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