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The Healthiest Foods For Your Money: A Shopping Guide

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The Healthiest Foods For Your Money: A Shopping Guide


Eating healthy on a budget isn’t difficult… as long as you know the best stuff to buy! The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently published a first-of-its-kind guide to eating healthy on a budget. And that’s not all — they’ve also factored in food safety concerns, like the levels of pollutants, pesticides and artificial ingredients. After analyzing a list of 1,200 foods from government surveys and tests, they narrowed it down the top 100. Click through to explore the best fruits, veggies, grains, nuts, dairy and more. You should also check out the EWG’s website, where you’ll find even more tips, tools and useful information.

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Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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3:55AM PST on Feb 23, 2015

A great article - thanks

5:42PM PST on Feb 22, 2015

Where was the coconut oil?

10:18PM PST on Dec 23, 2013

These are actually wonderful some ideas in the blog. You have touched good quality points here. In whatever way continue writing.

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8:02PM PST on Mar 7, 2013

Good to know! Thanks!

12:24PM PST on Feb 12, 2013

Thanks, sharing!

11:08AM PST on Jan 11, 2013

nice list there, also look on the reduced aisles for things as you're likely to get some great deals

8:46AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

2:42AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

Thanks for a really informative article. I've plugged EWG into my "favorites" so I can access it easily and often.

2:41AM PDT on Sep 16, 2012

Thanks, good to know.

12:06PM PDT on Sep 4, 2012


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