A raw food diet is a very healthy diet that saves you time since you do not have to cook your food. But since you are eating all fresh wholesome foods it can be somewhat expensive. However, before you go any further, you should also keep yourself educated about your food allergies. There are affordable home test kits and food intolerance labs that you visit for cheap allergy tests.
Here are some tips to help you eat a raw food diet and try and save some money on your food bill.
Check out your local newspaper every week and look at the ads for the food stores you like to go to. See what stores are having good sales on the food you like to eat and shop at those stores.
As you read the paper look for any coupons that maybe something you want to eat on your raw food diet. Only clip the coupons that are foods you can eat on a raw food diet.
Start a small garden in your home. You can grow lettuce and other crops with a short growing season right in your home and save money on fresh food.
If you live in a cold climate then plant a garden every spring outside in the fresh air. Growing your own crops can save you money on a raw food diet.
If you live in a warm climate you can grow a garden outside most of the year. Lettuce can be grown in the colder times of the year. It depends on your growing season as to what you can grow but anytime you can grow raw food you can save yourself some money.
Check out the bargains on the internet. You can buy nuts and other raw food right from the area it grows and that can save you some money.
Buy the food that can store for a long time, like some nuts, in bulk. When you buy food in large quantities you can save money.
If there is a perishable food that you enjoy and eat a lot of you can buy it in bulk also. For instance, if you like to eat a lot of salad then you can buy it in large quantities and save some money but be sure to buy only what you can eat in a certain amount of time.
Take a trip to the market every day and buy only what you will use for that day. That way you can save money on food that spoils. When you buy only what you eat in a day you save money by not having food spoil before you can eat it.
Save money by eating at home and not going out to restaurants. Eating at home is less expensive than going out to a restaurant to eat.
Eating a raw food diet can be very beneficial for your health. Do your research and make sure you are eating foods that have all the vitamins and minerals that you need to be strong and healthy.