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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Low Cost Healthy Foods

Low Cost Healthy Foods

Food prices are continuing their steady climb, leaving many people wondering how they can afford to maintain a healthy diet.

Individuals and families on a tight budget can still can eat healthy meals and snacks. Begin by purchasing healthy foods which are low in price most of the time. Here are some examples.

Grains – brown rice, oatmeal, whole-grain breads and tortillas, whole-grain pastas, popcorn and unsweetened cereal bought in bulk.
Vegetables – cabbage, carrots, many canned vegetables, frozen vegetables without added sauces, onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and tomato sauce.
Fruits – applesauce, bananas, canned fruits packed in juice or light syrup, frozen orange juice concentrate, and raisins. 
 Milk – fat-free or low-fat milk and blocks of low-fat cheese (cheddar, Colby, Swiss or mozzarella)
Meat and beans – canned tuna, eggs, dry beans and peas, frozen ground turkey and peanut butter.

1 comment:

  1. So popcorn is a healthy food! I can't believe it! how amazing!how many portions I can eat per day!