Healthy Eating on a Budget

Learn tips on how to eat well without breaking the bank.

By Emily Gurnon, Contributing Writer

Are high food prices keeping you from improving your diet? Don’t write off all those good foods! You can have a healthy diet on a reasonable budget. Here are some tips:

Buy in bulk Cook and store in bulk Manage the meat Be season-savvy Go generic

Generic or store brands offer great savings and typically are just as nutritious as their costlier counterparts.

Convenience counts Plan ahead Don't go to the store hungry

Being hungry will weaken your resolve. You'll be more tempted to indulge in items that are unhealthy and more costly.

Limit junk food