21 Aug '11, 5pm

Nutrition on a Recession Budget | Care2 Healthy Living: These days are stressful enough and your body doesn't ne...

Nutrition on a Recession Budget | Care2 Healthy Living: These days are stressful enough and your body doesn't ne...

by Dr. Kristina L. Sargent , DC, Contributor to All Things Healing Holistic Nutrition In this economy, finances are a stressor, and the food budget is one place you may be able to cut expenses. But what is the wisest way to accomplish that goal? Making poor food choices actually increases your risk of diabetes , heart disease and high blood pressure ; so when you cut your food budget, don’t cut out necessary nutrients . Here’s what Dr. Kristina L. Sargent, D.C., offers in the way of tips to follow for low-cost nutrition: * Stay on the Perimeter : To choose the healthiest foods, stay on the perimeter of the grocery store. You don’t really need to make your way into the aisles – where the processed stuff is located – why tempt yourself to spend money on food without nutrients that stresses your body? * Cut out Processed Foods : Chips, muffins, cookies, soda, sports drinks an...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/nutrition-on-a-recession...

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