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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget


The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that food prices overall will rise 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent over the next year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that food prices overall will rise 2.5 percent to 3.5 percent over the next year.
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Walking through the supermarket these days can be shocking. Steadily rising food costs are translating to climbing grocery bills at a time when most people need to save more, not spend more. Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive, though. In fact, you might be pleasantly surprised that the more nutritious foods are actually great bargains. By focusing on the foods you really need, and few other simple tips and tricks, you'll find it's possible to eat nutritiously -- and deliciously -- on a budget.


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