Nutrition is important for a healthy lifestyle because it can help lower your risk for health conditions such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Eating healthy doesn't have to be hard or expensive either. With a little bit of planning for the week ahead, you can maintain a healthy lifestyle for both you and your family – while staying within budget.
Here are helpful resources to find healthy foods and plan a nutritious diet on a limited budget:
- ChooseMyPlate.gov has videos about healthy food, healthy eating tips, a food tracker, sample menus and more.
- SNAP-Ed Connection and Good Food. Good Move. have tips for living and eating healthy.
- SNAP food benefits helps people buy food for good health.
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children get healthy food.
- Summer Feeding Program helps children 18 and younger get meals at no cost during the summer months.