The Best Foods for Eating Well on a Budget
Eating vegetables from a spectrum of colors helps you get a nice variety of nutrients. The EWG reminds us that 7 out of 10 Americans don’t eat enough vegetables. Up your intake with these choices:
• Dark Green: Broccoli (frozen tends to be a cheaper buy), collards, romaine lettuce, mustard greens and parsley.
• Red/Orange: Calabaza (Spanish pumpkin), carrots and tomato juice were the best buys here. (Again, the majority of your daily vegetable intake should come from whole vegetables, not juice.)
• Starchy: Potatoes