3 Tips for Organic Food on a Budget | A Little Bit Better With Keri Glassman

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Hey, I'm Keri Glassman here with some quick and simple tips to help you feel just a little
bit better. Organic, natural foods can be a whole lot more expensive than their conventional
counterparts. But it is possible to eat healthy on a budget. I have a couple examples for
you. Try beans. You cannot get more nutrition for fewer cents. Black beans, garbanzo beans,
kidney beans, pinto beans -- they all pack a huge nutritional punch. Loaded with fiber,
protein, and B vitamins, you can buy them canned or dried. Tuna comes in a small can,
but pound for pound it also packs a big dietary punch. It's loaded with omega 3 fatty acids
and protein. Canned tuna can be priced as low as $0.70 per serving and is super easy
to make a whole meal out of. Toss canned tuna in your favorite salad, and reap all of the
benefits of this protein powerhouse. Kick it old school with a tuna fish sandwich on
whole wheat bread. In general, shop store brands. These days, many chain grocery stores
have a generic brand that features organic and natural ingredients, and they’re often
significantly cheaper than their name brand counterparts. So remember: You don’t have
to spend a fortune to eat healthy. If you shop smart, you’ll feel just a little bit