FACT: Serving fruits and vegetables for snacks can actually save you money. Snack-size portions of produce cost about 2 cents less on average than snack-size portions of foods like crackers, chips, or donuts.
Think it’s not possible to eat healthy on a limited budget? Think again! Good foods for your family are in reach – you just need the tips and tricks to make it happen. That’s why we’ve created a new guide full of ideas on how to make healthy and affordable choices within each MyPlate food group. You’ll also get recipes and cooking tips to make those foods taste great for your family. Download this guide and start meeting your family’s MyPlate goals on a budget today.
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1 E Frazao et al. Gobbling Up Snacks: Cause or Potential Cure for Childhood Obesity. United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service. December 03, 2012.