Eating healthy if you have a tight budget can be very hard. Most healthy foods are very expensive, that is why most people end up buying cheap unhealthy junk foods.
Well, it is possible to eat healthy even if you are short on money, this article will list some of the incredibly healthy foods to eat on a low budget.
Broccoli is very healthy and also a very cheap vegetable. It is usually available on an average price of 1 US dollar and 64 cents. It is rich in vitamin C, which helps in boosting immune system .
Just one cup, provides 135% of your daily needs. It is also a good source of collate and vitamin K, which prevent from blood clotting and birth defects. Research shows that the nutrients in broccoli prevent from many chronic illnesses. There are many different ways to eat broccoli, you can eat it raw or add it to soups, casseroles and pasta etc.
Onions are very common vegetables, they are also very cheap, and at most stores they are available at $1 per pound. They are famous for having some great antioxidants properties. Studies show that it protects from heart problems and diabetes.
Onions has some other nutrients in small amounts like vitamin C, manganese, vitamin B6 and potassium. A small quantity of onion in any dish can go a long way and their versatility and taste is a great addition to any cuisine.
Russet potatoes are usually available for very reasonable price and are also loaded with nutrients. Regularly eating potatoes with skin can have various benefits for the brain and immune system health, they are rich in vitamin C and B.
They also have decent amount of fiber in them which support digestive health and regulate appetite. Potatoes skin is rich in various minerals like potassium intact a medium sized potato provides double the amount of potassium then banana. Potatoes can be enjoyed in many different ways, they taste great boiled or baked.
Carrots are great tasting vegetables, they also are available very cheap, and they can be purchased for only 74 cents per pound. Carrots are a very rich source of beta-carotene, which is responsible for their impressive vitamin A content, just one cup of carrots provides about 428% of your daily vitamin A needs.
Carrots are also rich in various other nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin k, potassium and manganese. It has some cancer fighting properties due to its high antioxidant content. Carrots can be enjoyed raw or cooked , they taste amazing in any form.
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