Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Healthy Shopping on a Budget

5 Ways to Save Money While Buying Healthy Food

1. Buy Frozen Fish. Make sure to check the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch list for recommended types of fish. Get a Pocket Seafood Watch Guide here.

2. Buy vegetables in season. You can find a seasonal ingredient map of the United States here.

3. Buy spices and grain in bulk. You always save money when you can avoid packing material costs - and it is better for the environment.

4. Buy berries and fruits frozen. They are flash frozen directly after being picked so they retain most of their nutritional value.

5. Buy cheap wine. In blind taste tests, cheap wine usually ranks right alongside its more expensive competitors.

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