We are urged to eat clean by medical professionals, dieticians, and others, but for some people, it seems that costs of such a diet are beyond their means. One woman put it to the test, heading to Walmart with only $5. Was she able to prepare a ‘clean’ meal with this amount of cash in hand? The details that you learn in this article may change the way that you eat and the foods that you buy (and maybe even where you shop.)
- The definition of clean eating is consuming whole foods in their natural state with little processing and additives, but is it affordable for most people?
- According to Anna Mason, RDN, it’s possible for people with low incomes to achieve a whole foods diet and clean eating lifestyle shopping at grocery stores like Walmart.
- To find with economical and healthy food choices, only shop at the Walmart stores that carry fresh, local foods and organic selections.
“Walmart is more of the everyday people’s grocery store, compared with a higher end and expensive shopping experience like Whole Foods.”