If you don’t pay for healthy food, you will end up paying for pills and medical bills.
I do understand the concerns about it being too expensive to eat healthy, but there are several options to help bring down the cost of food since eating healthy will help improve our health and general well being. Some of these options include:
1. Planning your weekly meals and checking the pantry, freezer and refrigerator to see what food items you have in stock and incorporate them in your meals for the week.
2. Use leftovers to create new meals for example leftover grilled chicken in the fridge can be used as chicken sandwich for another day.
3. Ask friends and family members where the bargains are in town such as ethnic markets, dollar stores and wholesale clubs.
4. Read the weekly/monthly grocery paper for sales and coupon.
5. Sign up for store loyalty programs and emails, they usually send special offers and coupons.
You can find more information about eating healthy on a budget on this website www.choosemyplate.gov it also have a lot of information on healthy eating.