9 Tips for Healthy and AFFORDABLE Grocery Shopping

9 Tips for Healthy and AFFORDABLE Grocery Shopping

One of the most common complaints we hear from people is that it’s too expensive to eat healthfully. This is factually false! The truth: You’ll need to spend more time and effort to eat healthfully on a low budget. If … Continue reading

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12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

This is a guest post by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD. It originally appeared here There are a lot of reasons why people tend to be hesitant to shop for “healthier” grocery items. “Eating healthy is too expensive” is a common … Continue reading

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Supermarkets: 7 Reasons to Shop the Inside Aisles, Not Just the Perimeter

Supermarkets: 7 Reasons to Shop the Inside Aisles, Not Just the Perimeter

There’s an adage in foodie and health circles about grocery shopping in the supermarket: “Shop only the store perimeter” The perimeter is usually where you’ll find fresh produce, dairy, chilled meats, eggs, and sometimes bread. So it makes sense that … Continue reading

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Buying Organic in Bulk can Save You 89%

Buying Organic in Bulk can Save You 89%

Earlier this week, the Bulk is Green Council (BIG) published a press release with interesting findings about the value of purchasing in bulk. Apparently, buying in bulk is not just healthier for the planet, it is much more cost effective … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Food Trends from Expo West

Some Interesting Food Trends from Expo West

We spent Friday and Saturday at the Anaheim Convention Center, which was jam packed for the Expo West Natural Food Show. The show brings together manufacturers, buyers, foodies, and everyone else interested in a slightly healthier alternative to standard grocery … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Bean Dish – Easy, Cheap & Nutritious

Make Your Own Bean Dish – Easy, Cheap & Nutritious

A reminder from the NY Times to eat your beans, preferably black beans: Beans are nature’s health food. They have an exceptionally high fiber content, and they’re a fine source of protein, as well as calcium, iron, folic acid and … Continue reading

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Go Nuts – Get Healthy

Go Nuts – Get Healthy

From the Denver Post: Here’s a health tip in a nutshell: Eating a handful of nuts a day for a year—along with a Mediterranean diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish—may help undo a collection of risk factors for heart … Continue reading

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