How to eat well without spending big (5/8)

You don't have to spend a lot of cash to stick to a healthy diet. Here's how to eat well for a song

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4. Eat more fruits and veggies for less

Frozen fruits and vegetables are usually less expensive than buying fresh, and are often just as nutritious – sometimes even more so. A vegetable that’s been frozen soon after harvesting will likely have more nutrients than something fresh-picked that gets shipped from another country and then hangs out in your fridge for a couple of weeks more. If you want fresh produce, it’s most economical to buy locally when it’s in season.

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