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RE: BuzzFeed LIFESTYLE WRITER 6 Tips For Healthy Grocery Shopping On A Budget

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1. Shop in the bulk section

Want to try a new lentil or quinoa? If you're not ready to make a commitment to buy the whole, shopping in the bulk section will allow you to take a much as you like.
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Want to try a new lentil or quinoa? If you're not ready to make a commitment to buy the whole, shopping in the bulk section will allow you to take a much as you like.

2. Buy in season produce

Not only will it taste fresher, but it's usually cheaper. Also, if you find a fruit or vegetable that you love you can buy it and freeze it for later use.

Not only will it taste fresher, but it's usually cheaper. Also, if you find a fruit or vegetable that you love you can buy it and freeze it for later use.

3. Don't go shopping hungry

You're more tempted to buy things that you don't necessarily want or need when you're stomach is growling.

You're more tempted to buy things that you don't necessarily want or need when you're stomach is growling.

4. Make a list — and stick to it

Prepping your meals ahead of time can prevent you from throwing random things into you cart. It'll also prevent you from buying unhealthy foods.

Prepping your meals ahead of time can prevent you from throwing random things into you cart. It'll also prevent you from buying unhealthy foods.

5. Try different things

Sometimes grocery stores will offer sales on unique items and ingredients. It's a great way to save money and can broaden your culinary horizons.

Sometimes grocery stores will offer sales on unique items and ingredients. It's a great way to save money and can broaden your culinary horizons.

6. Stop buying packaged foods

Packaged foods are usually processed and can cost more. Stay away from these and your waist line and wallet will thank you.

Packaged foods are usually processed and can cost more. Stay away from these and your waist line and wallet will thank you.

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