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Stretching Your Food Dollars

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Stretching Your Food Dollars

These days, many of us would say we are too busy to cook meals from scratch — in fact, most Americans eat fast food and convenience foods regularly. Why not?

image of a fast-food drive thru

When we are busy, we forget to plan ahead. At the end of a long day, we’re too hungry and have too little time to make a home-cooked meal.

The problem is, eating fast foods and convenience foods regularly leads to poor health, and also can use up our food budget very quickly!

Fast foods and convenience foods are often higher in fat, salt and sugar. They are more expensive, too.

Continue to learn more about managing your food dollars