- 1 for Good Health
- 1.1 Plan Your Meals
- 1.2 Stick to Your List
- 1.3 Choose Fresh Where possible, choose fresh foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat and poultry. These items tend to be cheaper than packaged and processed food and are usually more nutritious. Fresh foods also have a shorter shelf life so it’s important to use them as soon as possible. Measure Your Portions
- 1.4 Bulk Buy
for Good Health
Eating healthy on a budget can be challenging but with careful planning it can be done. Portion control is key to eating healthy and keeping within a budget. Here are some simple tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your food and help to stay healthy.
Plan Your Meals
Planning meals ahead of time can help to reduce impulse buying and help keep food costs down. look for any sales or discounts available that week and purchase enough food to last for a few meals. This can help to prevent overspending on expensive ingredients and makes it easier to buy the right quantities.
Stick to Your List
It can be tempting to add extra items to your shopping cart when you see them on special but make sure you stick to your list and only buy what you need. This helps to avoid buying more food than you can eat and wasting money on things you may not use.