1. Cut out dining out
One take-out lunch at work can cost more than several healthy lunches prepared at home. “The biggest thing I hear from women is, ‘It’s easier for me to go out and eat,'” says registered dietitian Brenda Arychuk in Edmonton. “But it actually takes less time to prepare lunch than go out and stand in line to buy lunch.” Homemade lunches are typically lower in fat, salt and sugar than a take-out lunch.
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