Food & Nutrition

10 Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget


Write down your menu plan

Create a price list

Stock your grocery with staples

Know when to buy generic versus brand name items

Know when to buy frozen versus fresh

Make sacrifices

Make your own snacks

Buy in bulk

Check for items on sale

Don’t go grocery shopping hungry

Jacqueline Ho

Jacqueline Ho


Jacqueline is a former content producer for HealthCentral. She is a multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs.