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Healthy Food Can Be Really Expensive — Here's How I Lost Weight on a Budget

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Everything about losing weight can feel tough, from finding the motivation to exercise on days that you just want to watch Netflix, to fighting the temptation to indulge in the doughnuts your coworker brought in. It seems unfair, really, that your budget can add another layer of stress to the situation — but I learned the hard way that healthy food often comes with a higher price tag.

I'll admit that I struggled when I first decided to clean up my eating habits and get in better shape. But eventually, I came to realize that you don't have to drain your bank account to eat delicious, nutritious food. Here are the tricks I learned through trial and error that can help you eat healthy and lose weight, without destroying your budget.

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