Shopping more often can cut down on grocery costs because you are using the food as you are buying it. When you do this you cut down on waste and you are more likely to consume the healthy food you have purchase if it was just purchased that day and hasn’t had a chance to go bad. Some people in smaller parts of the world tend to do this because they need to purchase food each and every day to consume and it actually ends up being much cheaper in the long run.
- Families waste about $1500 a year on food that they just throw in the garbage which is a major problem as starvation exists.
- You can reduce food waste by planning your meals and cross utilizing ingredients so that you can use all the ingredients up.
- Making recipe substitutions is a good way to use food that you have rather than buy more food that you don’t need or won’t necessarily fully use.
“Marvin and other food industry experts believe more frequent grocery shopping ― or at least smarter grocery shopping ― can lead to healthier diets, lower grocery bills and less food waste.”