Food Waste In America

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If the only thing hindering you from truly transforming into a healthy person is your budget, then this is your lucky day! Two dietitians have shared with Buzzfeed their secrets on how to eat healthy without getting broke. Wendy Lopez, M.S., R.D. and Jessica Jones, M.S., R.D are BFFs, registered dietitians and co-creators of Food Heaven Made Easy, an online campaign and overall program for delicious and nutritious living. "We live to eat," Lopez and Jones said. Because of their career and passion for food, they agreed to take it upon themselves the duty of guiding people who struggle to change in to the healthier versions of themselves, without compromising their budget and financial standing. "Our mission is to show that healthy eating…show more content…
People in general often spend less because they buy things even if they are of no use. "Yes, the stuff at the farmers market is pretty, but it's not going to do you any good unless you actually have a idea for what to make with it, and the other ingredients you need," Lopez and Jones advised. 8. Learn How To Store Healthy Foods The Right Way. One of the most common reasons why people spend a lot of money on food because they don't know how to properly store it. Food waste in America is a serious issue. In 2012, almost 40% of produced food went down the drain. To get the best of the things you spend your hard earned money on, it is important that you know how to keep them as fresh as possible. These tips might be a little helpful: Vegetables need room to breathe. Wrap them loosely or punch holes on their containers. Also, chop the ends or the roots before putting them away in the fridge. Soak the ends of herbs in water. Dry washed veggies before storing them in a plastic bag. Fruits like bell peppers, grapes, citrus and berries are delicate and could be bruised easily. Put them on top of hard fruits for them to stay in shape until use. Tomatoes, mangoes, melons, apples, pears, and avocados can be left on the

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