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Hitting the grocery store when famished doesn’t just affect short-term food choices. A study shows that those who shopped hungry bought more high-calorie items than their satiated peers —making the whole week less healthy. So grab a light snack before getting a cart and stock up on healthy groceries.

Do it Today: This week, stock up on healthy eats (and leave the junk food on the shelves) by avoiding shopping when hungry.

Make-It-Yourself:

Why buy these healthy foods when it’s easier and often cheaper to make them at home?

Penny Pincher:

Keep your wallet and your waistline happy with these smart strategies for inexpensive, healthy eating.