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Eating a balanced diet of fresh, whole foods is a very important part of being healthy, but there are other things that are also important. Explore the pages below to learn ways to put you and your family on a path to better health.
"I always spend more than I want to at the grocery store and I run out of money at the end of the month."
Shopping smart can save you money.
"I don't have time to plan my meals."
Planning your meals ahead of time saves money, saves time, and encourages healthier eating.
"I don't have enough money to buy healthy foods."
Making a budget will help you spend your money wisely.
"Purchasing bulk foods seems hard."
Bulk foods are a great way to save money and try foods that are new.
"I can read nutrition labels, but I have no idea what they mean."
Don't be overwhelmed by the nutrition facts - choose one or two things to focus on.
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