5 Cheap and Healthy Foods to Buy When Money Is Tight

5 Cheap and Healthy Foods

to Buy When Money Is Tight As jobless claims grow amid the age of COVID-19,

so do concerns about putting food on the table. But it's still possible

to eat well on a tight budget. A group of registered dietitians in

New York suggest stocking up

on the following items. 1. Potatoes Registered Dietitian

Toby Amidor, via 'Today' 2. Eggs This breakfast staple contains nutrients

that aid brain, eye and skin health. 3. Beans Canned or dried beans are filling and

loaded with protein and minerals. 4. Frozen fruits and vegetables Frozen produce has the same

nutritional properties as fresh produce. 5. Whole Grains Try quinoa, farro, brown rice or

wheat berries to add fiber, protein and

essential nutrients to your meal. Bonus cheap-yet-healthy foods include

oats, nuts, canned tomatoes,

herbs/spices and rotisserie chicken.