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According to research, eating a vegetarian diet can save money


According to research, eating a vegetarian diet can save money
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In a study published last year in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, researchers found that a meat-based diet in the United States costs $53.11 per person per week compared to $38.75 for a plant-based diet. Over the course of a year, according to the study, eating a vegetarian diet can save $746.46. The study is based on foods that food pantry clients can typically obtain – not the expensive foods (grass-fed beef, free-range eggs) that people with more income can afford.“Eat Vegan on $4 a Day” was published in 2011 by Ellen Jaffe Jones.HOW TO EAT PLANT-BASED ON $50 A WEEKCERTIFIED HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST Heather McClees, who blogs at The Soulful Spoon, published this shopping plan on OneGreenPlanet.org, which outlines how to fill your cart with whole, plant foods and stay within a budget.

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