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Eating Healthy on a Budget: 5 Things You Need to Know

Eating Healthy on a Budget: 5 Things You Need to Know

It’s a common misconception that eating healthily requires a significant financial investment. The truth, however, is that nourishing your body with the right foods doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag.

In this episode, I debunk the myth that nutritious food is costly and provide tips for affordable healthy eating. I highlight the advantages of home cooking and organic foods, emphasizing their nutritional value and reduced exposure to unhealthy additives. I also share how to be more eco-conscious, minimize food waste, and make educated food choices for your health and the planet.


What I discuss:

(0:05:01) – Challenging the notion that eating healthily is expensive, providing solutions to overcome this barrier. Tips for meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal prepping are discussed, along with the importance of hydration and the environmental impact of our food choices

(0:18:25) The nutritional and social benefits of home cooking, the advantages of organic foods and practical advice on reducing food waste and cleaning produce naturally

(0:27:47) – Brief mention of a new book and the Fatal Conveniences newsletter, which provides further education on making healthier choices

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1 Comment
  • Melody Prosser
    Posted at 09:03h, 28 January

    Here’s another tip to saving money: take a measuring cup with you when you are shopping in bulk. This is especially handy if you are making a recipe. You measure out exactly what you need – no wasted ingredients and no extra money spent! When you get home, all the ingredients you have purchased are pre-measured for your recipe and now you have also saved time as well!