published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts.
Register for a free SparkPeople account & make losing weight easier!
Dining Out Guide
Motivation to Move
Strength & Toning
Get Back on Track
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Options:
Cold & Flu
High Blood Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Lifestyle Center Options:
Beauty & Style
Fitness & Apparel
Access hundreds of thousands of recipes that are healthy and easy to make. Get full nutrition info for every recipe and track with one click!
Today's Featured Recipe:
One-Minute Microwave Muffin
Member Comments for the Article:
9 Mistakes Costing You Money at the Grocery Store
Leave a Comment
Return to Article
Living out I stock up on non parishables, freeze what I can and keep a supply of food to get me thru as much as a month if needed. Planning is essential ..and of all the hints..Never shopping on an empty tummy should be number ONE! I do take a list..but if there are great buys that are not on my list I will jump on them. Wise shopping leads to wise choices in meals indeed. Plus less $$ spent often!
Having purchased food for a family and now down to a couple, I tend to "over-buy" which means food spoils. I'm now beginning to shop a few times a week on my way home. Spoiled food (for me) leads to feelings of guilt AND wasted money!
Great info! Thanks!
Great article! Thanks!
Thank you for this article. Some things I knew but some I did not
Good information. Thank you!
Never, ever grocery shop when you're hungry...lol
Where I shop, it can be cheaper to buy chicken parts rather than a whole. Where you really save money is buying chicken parts that haven't had the skin removed. I've bought legs for as little as $.49 a pound. If I were to buy those same legs with the skin removed, it would cost me $1.19 a pound.
What I've noticed, when it comes to buying chicken, is that purchasing a whole chicken, skinless breast or just chicken wings is expensive. The dark meat parts are cheap.
I prefer to get the boneless chicken breasts. I buy them in a package of 6 or8. Keep out what I am going to need and freeze the rest.
I learned to.cut up chickens correctly from my mother in law almost 46 years ago now! Its saved me lots of money over the years!
Leave a comment
to leave a comment.