It’s all about strategy - you too can eat healthy on a budget!
We all know that fresh fruits, vegetables, and meats are the healthiest options when it comes to eating. However, these nutritious items can be more costly than their frozen, canned, or fast-food counterparts. For some, price is a bigger concern than the nutritional value of the food, leading them to fill up their shopping carts with less healthy options.
With product sizing and portions differing from box to box, you may struggle to determine what is really the best option for your money. One tip is to compare the “unit price” often listed on the price label on the shelf. The “unit price” breaks down the price by measurement so you can compare your canned and frozen goods’ price per ounce. It’s all about strategy!
In addition to shopping by “unit price” one of the best strategies for eating healthy at home is to use "the 3 P’s”:
So, try it out! With some strategy, planning, and these tips, you too can eat healthy on a budget!
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