When you’re on a tight budget, eating healthy can be one of the first things to go. But healthy doesn’t have to mean expensive — you just have to know the right ways to shop. That’s why we were totally excited to find this helpful infographic that gets down to the numbers of how to shop smart and save on your hard earned dough.


Looking through this, it’s clear that convenience does not pay off. Think about this the next time you want to ditch cooking dinner for fast food instead. A salmon filet with brown rice will cost you less than a value meal at Mickie D’s! Plus, in the time it takes for you to get there and back, you could have already made yourself a healthy feast.

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They also offer some really helpful tips for keeping up your healthy lifestyle, like buying a head of lettuce instead of the packaged stuff, purchasing your spices in bulk and only buying pantry staples when they’re on sale.


Now we’ve got no more excuses for fast-food and pricey takeout every night. Go out and shop yourself into a life of cleaner, more affordable eating. You can view the full infographic right here.

How do you save on groceries while keeping up your healthy routine? Let us know in the comments!

(h/t Design Taxi)