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8 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Student Budget Copy

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Following a healthy diet has a range of benefits. The one benefit that is especially great for students, though, is that healthy eating habits can improve your academic performance as well.

But eating healthy doesn't have to cost you that much - in fact, you can eat very healthy on a student budget if you follow some of these tips!

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8 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Student Budget Copy

  1. 1. 8 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Student Budget 1 Stick to the basics Healthy eating can be really easy when you stick to eating basic, natural foods – foods that haven’t been processed in any way. Use ‘filler’ products Use canned/raw beans, lentils and soy ‘mince’ to expand your meal’s nutritional value and to save on your meat budget! Eat snacks! Snacking on fruits and nuts during the day will make you less likely to overindulge when it comes to meal times. 5 Do bulk shopping Always be on the lookout for bulk specials at your local grocery stores. They often slash the prices on bulk items, Buy from different vendors/stores Always compare the prices for the same products by visiting different grocery stores in your area. You’ll often find that some grocers mark up certain products, while others mark them down. 7 Stock up on frozen foods When in the freezer aisle, look for the largest packages of frozen vegetables. These will probably offer the best value in terms of price. 8 Stick to your shopping list Once you have planned your meals for the week, make a shopping list and stick to it! This will prevent you from purchasing unhealthy items on impulse. Swap unhealthy food items for healthier ones Many manufacturers are realising that consumers are much more inclined to buy healthier food items, and have had to adjust their product ranges and prices accordingly. Visit the Oxbridge Academy blog for more awesome tips to help you get through your studies! blog.oxbridgeacademy.co.za 8 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Student Budget 2 43 6

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