Where can I buy healthy food?

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Do you want to buy healthy food for your family? Read about healthy foods and how to buy them if you are on a budget. Learn where to get food from your home country.

Do you want to buy healthy food for your family? Read about healthy foods and how to buy them if you are on a budget. Learn where to get food from your home country.

Kuv yuav mus nrhiav noj qab nyob zoo khoom noj khoom haus

Where can I find healthy food

Eating healthy food is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your health. Most newcomers come from countries where people eat a lot of fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods.

Eating healthy food is one of the most important things you can do to maintain your health. Most newcomers come from countries where people eat a lot of fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods.

Where to buy healthy food on a budget

Where to buy healthy food on a budget

Cooking nutritious, affordable and healthy food for you and your family can be hard in the USA. There are lots of cheap processed and fast foods available that are not healthy. Fruits and vegetables can be expensive.

Cooking nutritious, affordable and healthy food for you and your family can be hard in the USA. There are lots of cheap processed and fast foods available that are not healthy. Fruits and vegetables can be expensive.

One of the most important things you can do is to find the supermarkets nearby to your home. Feem ntau ntawm cov sij hawm, large stores will be cheaper than small stores. Supermarkets are big and carry a variety of foods from around the world at reasonable prices. Other newcomers in your community may have suggestions of supermarkets and other stores where you can find low-cost healthy food and foods from your country.

One of the most important things you can do is to find the supermarkets nearby to your home. Most of the time, large stores will be cheaper than small stores. Supermarkets are big and carry a variety of foods from around the world at reasonable prices. Other newcomers in your community may have suggestions of supermarkets and other stores where you can find low-cost healthy food and foods from your country.

How to save money at the grocery store

How to save money at the grocery store

Use coupons

Use coupons

Many supermarkets have coupons, which are vouchers that lower the cost of certain grocery items. Daim coupon no yog ua los muaj nyob hauv internet, nyob rau hauv cov ntawv xov xwm, thiab los ntawm cov mail. Supermarkets also post discounted items on their websites and in booklets available in-store. Consider buying different brands of the same foods as coupons change from week to week.

Many supermarkets have coupons, which are vouchers that lower the cost of certain grocery items. Coupons are made available online, in newspapers, and through the mail. Supermarkets also post discounted items on their websites and in booklets available in-store. Consider buying different brands of the same foods as coupons change from week to week.

Get club cards

Get club cards

Your supermarket may have a “club card,” or membership card, uas muab rau koj nkag tau mus rau nyiaj cheb. They show the discounts in the aisles and shelves. Mus saib lub neeg muab kev pab counter kawm txog cov cib fim rau koj tsev loj muaj rau cov nyiaj khaws tseg.

Your supermarket may have a “club card,” or membership card, that gives you access to discounts. They show the discounts in the aisles and shelves. Visit the customer service counter to learn about the opportunities your supermarket has for savings.

Store brands

Store brands

Store brands are often cheaper than famous brand names. Xam qhov twg khw hom shelved nyob rau hauv koj lub tsev loj. Lawv yog cov feem ntau yog nyob rau hauv sab rhawv, thaum lub npe hom shelved ntawm lub qhov muag theem.

Store brands are often cheaper than famous brand names. Figure out where store brands are shelved at your supermarket. They are usually on lower shelves, while name brands are shelved at eye level.

Look at unit prices

Look at unit prices

Nco ntsoov txog tsev tus nqi thaum khw. Ib tug unit nqi yog tus nqi ntawm ib lub kom muaj nuj nqis (ib ounce, phaus, liter, thiab lwm yam) ntawm ib yam khoom. Piv txwv li, tej zaum koj yuav xav tias ib tug jumbo-sized box ntawm cereal yog qhov zoo tshaj plaws deal, tab sis lub tsev tus nqi nyob rau hauv ib tug me me lub thawv tej zaum yuav tsawg. In that case, it would be to your advantage to buy two smaller boxes instead of one big box! Unit prices are usually shown just below the selling price.

Be mindful of unit prices when shopping. A unit price is the cost of a specific quantity (per ounce, pound, liter, etc.) of a product. For example, you may think a jumbo-sized box of cereal is the best deal, but the unit price on a smaller box may be less. In that case, it would be to your advantage to buy two smaller boxes instead of one big box! Unit prices are usually shown just below the selling price.

Buy fresh foods in season

Buy fresh foods in season

Out-of-lub caij khoom no feem ntau kim kim, yog li sim mus yuav txiv hmab txiv ntoo thiab zaub uas yog nyob rau hauv lub caij. Nyob rau hauv lub warmer lub hlis, planting a small garden at your home or in a community plot can be an inexpensive source of vegetables for your family.

Out-of-season produce is generally more expensive, so try to buy fruits and vegetables that are in season. In the warmer months, planting a small garden at your home or in a community plot can be an inexpensive source of vegetables for your family.

Buy some foods in bulk

Buy some foods in bulk

Beans, spices and other dried foods are cheaper in bulk. Yuav nyob rau hauv tej pluas yuav cawm tau koj cov nyiaj them tshaj lub sij hawm ntev, tab sis ua li ntawd cautiously vim hais tias ib co khoom noj uas lwj sai sai. Zibntab zaub mov txhais tau hais tias lub sij hawm nyiaj.

Beans, spices and other dried foods are cheaper in bulk. Buying in bulk quantities can save you expense over the long term, but do so cautiously because some foods spoil quickly. Spoiled food means wasted money.

Use convenience stores rarely

Use convenience stores rarely

Avoid convenience stores for large amounts of shopping. As their name suggests, convenience stores are convenient. They are common in urban neighborhoods and are open late or even all night. But their goods are often overpriced, and they don’t stock many healthy foods. Convenience stores are best visited for small grocery runs and urgent food needs only.

Avoid convenience stores for large amounts of shopping. As their name suggests, convenience stores are convenient. They are common in urban neighborhoods and are open late or even all night. But their goods are often overpriced, and they don’t stock many healthy foods. Convenience stores are best visited for small grocery runs and urgent food needs only.

Where can I find food from my country?

Where can I find food from my country?

Some foods you are used to eating may be hard to find or expensive in the USA. Meats and fruits that are not common, such as papaya, are expensive because they are imported. You can look for fruits that are similar and cheaper, or just buy your favorites for special occasion.

Some foods you are used to eating may be hard to find or expensive in the USA. Meats and fruits that are not common, such as papaya, are expensive because they are imported. You can look for fruits that are similar and cheaper, or just buy your favorites for special occasion.

Speciality food shops

Speciality food shops

Specialty sections of grocery stores may carry some items that are familiar to you. These sections are usually limited, but in large towns you will find smaller stores with a larger variety of foods from one or more cultures. You can search for these stores using FindHello or at Specialtygrocery.net.

Specialty sections of grocery stores may carry some items that are familiar to you. These sections are usually limited, but in large towns you will find smaller stores with a larger variety of foods from one or more cultures. You can search for these stores using FindHello or at Specialtygrocery.net.

Internet food shopping

Internet food shopping

Nws yog tseem tau mus yuav nonperishable cov zaub mov (cov khoom noj uas tsis lwj sai sai) nyob rau hauv internet. You will have to use your credit card or bank account to do this. It is convenient because the foods are delivered to your home. One example of an ethnic foods retailer online is eFoodDepot.com.

It is also possible to buy nonperishable foods (foods that do not spoil quickly) on the internet. You will have to use your credit card or bank account to do this. It is convenient because the foods are delivered to your home. One example of an ethnic foods retailer online is eFoodDepot.com.

What if I don’t have enough food?

What if I don’t have enough food?

Nyob rau hauv lub teb chaws USA, there are community food pantries and food banks that provide food to low-income people. Koj yuav saib nyob rau hauv FindHello for food assistance in your community. You can also visiting Feeding America to see if you qualify for any of government food assistance programs or to find your local food bank.

In the USA, there are community food pantries and food banks that provide food to low-income people. You can look in FindHello for food assistance in your community. You can also visiting Feeding America to see if you qualify for any of government food assistance programs or to find your local food bank.

Helping children develop healthy food habits

Helping children develop healthy food habits

Children usually get used to their new culture quickly. They may be eager to eat American food in order to fit in with other students.

Children usually get used to their new culture quickly. They may be eager to eat American food in order to fit in with other students.

Teach healthy food habits

Teach healthy food habits

Teaching children healthful habits from an early age is important. Many American children have problems with their weight and health as a result of poor nutrition. You can help your children be proud of the food from your first culture by cooking nutritious food at home.

Teaching children healthful habits from an early age is important. Many American children have problems with their weight and health as a result of poor nutrition. You can help your children be proud of the food from your first culture by cooking nutritious food at home.

Cov me nyuam yog feem ntau zoo siab heev los noj mov tom tsev yog hais tias lawv pab ua. Take your children grocery shopping with you and ask them to help you make meals.

Children are usually more excited to eat food at home if they help make it. Take your children grocery shopping with you and ask them to help you make meals.

Eat together

Eat together

Eating meals together can help your family stay close and means you can make sure your children are eating nutritious food. Thaum noj mov, you may choose to cook food from your culture or to try foods that are new to you. Ua noj ua haus paub tais diav tso cai rau koj ua tus khaws khoom noj khoom haus kev cai thiab txhawb kom koj cov me nyuam nyob sib raug zoo rau cov hauv paus hniav. Thaum koj sim tshiab American cov zaub mov, koj muaj lub sij hawm los mus qhia ib tug tshiab kev nrog koj cov me nyuam thiab kom lawv qhia lawv tej yam txaus siab rau koj cov tshiab puag ncig.

Eating meals together can help your family stay close and means you can make sure your children are eating nutritious food. At mealtimes, you may choose to cook food from your culture or to try foods that are new to you. Cooking familiar dishes allows you to retain food traditions and encourage your children to stay bonded to their roots. When trying new American foods, you have the opportunity to share a new experience with your children and to share their enthusiasm for your new environment.

Read food labels

Read food labels

Foods in the USA have labels on them that describe, nyob rau hauv kom meej, dab tsi cov khoom xyaw yog nyob rau hauv cov zaub mov thiab ntau npaum li cas ntawm nws koj yuav tsum tau noj. It’s good to learn how to read these labels because it allows you to find out if a food has many calories and if it has vitamins and minerals that will benefit your health. koj ua tau learn more about these labels from the Food and Drug Administration.

Foods in the USA have labels on them that describe, in detail, what ingredients are in the food and how much of it you should be eating. It’s good to learn how to read these labels because it allows you to find out if a food has many calories and if it has vitamins and minerals that will benefit your health. You can learn more about these labels from the Food and Drug Administration.

Make sure your children are active

Make sure your children are active

Nws tseem ceeb heev los txhawb kom koj cov me nyuam rau lub cev active. Ntau tus me nyuam nyob rau hauv lub tebchaws United States saib TV, ua si video ua si, los yog siv lawv cov xov tooj ntau dhau heev lawm. Ua si sab nraum nrog peb cov me nyuam tom qab noj hmo, kos npe rau lawv rau tom qab-tsev kawm ntawv cov kev ua si, and monitoring how much technology they use are all ways to do this.

It is also important to encourage your children to be physically active. Many children in the United States watch television, play video games, or use their phones too much. Playing outside with our children after dinner, signing them up for after-school sports, and monitoring how much technology they use are all ways to do this.

Growing your own healthy food

Growing your own healthy food

Feem ntau cov Americans, tshwj xeeb tshaj yog cov neeg uas nyob hauv lub zos, tsis loj hlob lawv tus kheej cov khoom noj los yog muaj lawv tus kheej cov tsiaj nyeg (nyuj, tshis, thiab lwm yam). Txawm li cas los, uas tsis txhais hais tias nws yog tsis yooj yim sua kom loj hlob ib co ntawm koj cov zaub mov. It is a great way to make sure your family has healthy things to eat. You can buy seeds and materials for planting in home and garden stores.

Most Americans, especially those living in cities, do not grow their own food or have their own livestock (cows, goats, etc). However, that does not mean that it is impossible to grow some of your food. It is a great way to make sure your family has healthy things to eat. You can buy seeds and materials for planting in home and garden stores.

If you live in a city and have little space, you can grow herbs in your home or a few fruits and vegetables on your balcony or in the yard. koj ua tau join a community garden.

If you live in a city and have little space, you can grow herbs in your home or a few fruits and vegetables on your balcony or in the yard. You can join a community garden.

Yog hais tias koj xav kom muaj ib tug loj vaj los yog cov tsiaj, nws yog qhov zoo tshaj plaws yuav nrhiav tau ib lub tsev nyob rau hauv ib tug nyob deb nroog, qhov twg nws yog cheaper kom muaj ib tug tiaj nraum qaum tsev los yog lub tebchaws. Growing food may help you keep some of the routines you had in your home country.

If you wish to have a large garden or animals, it is best to find a home in a rural area, where it is cheaper to have a backyard or own land. Growing food may help you keep some of the routines you had in your home country.

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Ua tsaug rau koj cov tswv yim!