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13 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget

12. Make your own snacks. Prepared snack foods are not only full of junk ingredients that you should avoid, they tend to be expensive. Make a batch of cookies, muffins, or other snack food with wholesome natural ingredients.

13. Plan ahead. A few minutes of planning the meals you’ll make and your grocery list can save you plenty of cash on impulse purchases you’ll be less likely to make.

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be costly. Most of my clients have always been surprised to learn how inexpensive health eating can be.

Copyright Michelle Schoffro Cook.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook

Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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10:35AM PDT on Apr 22, 2014

Great Post! Great ideas! Don and I CAN! :-))

5:55AM PDT on Apr 21, 2014

This is a real good article. I am already doing much of this like making my own snacks and I am a vegetarian so that saves a lot of money right there. Never felt better in my life.

2:17AM PDT on Apr 21, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

8:49AM PST on Dec 13, 2013

Good to remember!

5:04AM PDT on Sep 25, 2013

Money can't buy much

1:36AM PDT on Sep 18, 2013


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2:42PM PDT on Apr 18, 2012

thanks for sharing

9:42AM PDT on Mar 28, 2012

Great advice! I am showing this to lots of people I know!

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