8 Ridiculously Cheap (and Healthy!) Foods

Save money without sacrificing health benefits when you add these nutrient-dense edibles to your grocery list

February 11, 2011
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Eating healthy foods doesn't have to break the bank. You just need to enter the grocery store armed with a savvy shopping list. "People don't always seem to get that it's cheaper to splurge on something you think is a luxury at the supermarket than to go out to a restaurant," says Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD, author of Doctor's Detox Diet: The Ultimate Weight Loss Prescription. We talked with nutritionists to unveil a list of common grocery items that tout big health benefits at a small price. Read on and learn what you should pile into your cart next time you are tempted to bring home the bacon.

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Note: Prices gathered from online grocers.

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