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Eating healthy on the cheap

I was going through some of the awesome lesson content in the Precision Nutrition Curriculum last week, and a quote stood out:

"There's no such thing as cheap food"

Now, I am a super bargain hunter and thrift fiend and while I agree with the sentiment, I also know how to feed a family of 4, well, on a limited budget.

There's a lot of tricks to it, but one of my favourites is knowing how to work with my local stores and their clearance shelves.



Almost every store marks down their produce as it approaches its sell-by date. You can grab some amazing bargains if you know when, where and what to shop for. It's brilliant if...
  • You are going to eat the food today
  • You can freeze the food
  • You choose the sorts of food that actually stays good after the use-by date.
It's common where I am for stores to use a yellow barcode sticker to denote near-date reductions (though some have red....) so I refer to these foods as yellow sticker of value (that link will take you to my Instagram posts where I demonstrate some examples.)

So here is a quick guide to grabbing food bargains like a boss. 


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