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 about American food and 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 about American food and where to get food from your home country.

Dove posso trovare cibo sano

Where can I find healthy food

Mangiare cibi sani è una delle cose più importanti che potete fare per mantenere la vostra salute. Most newcomers come from countries where people eat a lot of fruits, verdura e altri alimenti sani.

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. La maggior parte del tempo, grandi magazzini sarà più economici di piccoli negozi. 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.

Come risparmiare al supermercato

How to save money at the grocery store

Use coupons

Use coupons

Molti supermercati hanno cedole, which are vouchers that lower the cost of certain grocery items. Buoni sono resi disponibili online, sui giornali, e attraverso la posta elettronica. 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

Il tuo supermercato potrebbe essere una "club card,"o tessera, che consente di accedere a sconti. Essi mostrano gli sconti nei corridoi e gli scaffali. Visitare il banco di servizio di cliente per conoscere le opportunità che il supermercato ha per il risparmio.

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.

Marche.

Store brands

Marche sono spesso più economici rispetto a nomi di marca famosi. Capire dove store brand vengono sospese al vostro supermercato. Essi sono di solito su mensole più basse, mentre marche nome vengono sospese a livello degli occhi.

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.

Guardate i prezzi unitari

Look at unit prices

Essere consapevoli dei prezzi unitari quando lo shopping. Un prezzo unitario è il costo di una quantità specifica (per oncia, Libbra, litro, ecc.) di un prodotto. Per esempio, si potrebbe pensare che un'infinita scatola di cereali è la migliore offerta, ma il prezzo di unità su una scatola più piccola può essere meno. In tal caso, 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.

Acquistare cibi freschi in stagione

Buy fresh foods in season

Prodotti di out-of-season sono generalmente più costoso, quindi cercare di acquistare frutta e verdura di stagione. Nei mesi estivi, 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.

Acquistare alcuni alimenti alla rinfusa

Buy some foods in bulk

Fagioli, spezie e altri cibi secchi sono più economici in massa. Acquisto in massa quantitativi è possibile salvare si spese a lungo termine, ma fare così con cautela perché alcuni alimenti marciscono velocemente. Cibo avariato significa soldi sprecati.

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. Come suggerisce il loro nome, negozi di alimentari sono convenienti. 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.

Dove posso trovare il cibo dal mio paese?

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. Affettati e frutta che non è comuni, quali papaia, 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

Sezioni speciali di negozi di alimentari possono portare alcuni elementi che vi sono familiari. Queste sezioni sono in genere limitate, ma nelle grandi città troverete negozi più piccoli con una grande varietà di cibi da uno o più culture. 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

È anche possibile acquistare gli alimenti non deperibili (alimenti che non rovinano rapidamente) su 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. È un esempio di un rivenditore di cibi etnici online 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.

Cosa succede se non ho abbastanza cibo?

What if I don’t have enough food?

Negli Stati Uniti, there are community food pantries and food banks that provide food to low-income people. Si può guardare 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.

Regolazione per cibo americano

Adjusting to American food

You may be surprised to see how many choices there are for food in the USA. There are many brands of food in all kinds of packages. Frutta e verdura possa essere acquistati anche quando non sono in stagione. Si noterà che i ristoranti servono cibo di culture diverse. Fast food is popular in the United States. It is easy to get a cheap meal quickly, and even to buy it without getting out of your car.

You may be surprised to see how many choices there are for food in the USA. There are many brands of food in all kinds of packages. Fruits and vegetables can be bought even when they are not in season. You will notice that restaurants serve food from many different cultures. Fast food is popular in the United States. It is easy to get a cheap meal quickly, and even to buy it without getting out of your car.

Unhealthy foods

Unhealthy foods

Molti cibi americani, soprattutto il fast food, in the United States contain sugar or preservatives (ingredienti messi in cibo per farlo durare più a lungo). Molti frutti e verdure vengono spruzzate con pesticidi, quali sono i prodotti chimici usati nelle aziende agricole che tenere lontani gli insetti. Il tuo corpo non può essere utilizzati per questi tipi di alimenti, quindi si può sentire malati in un primo momento o può iniziare a guadagnare peso. Consuming unhealthful foods is a problem for many Americans, who get overweight and experience health issues. Anche se potrebbe essere entusiasta di provare nuovi cibi, si può scegliere di farlo gradualmente, al fine di lasciare che il tuo corpo regolare.

Many American foods, especially fast foods, in the United States contain sugar or preservatives (ingredients put in food to make it last longer). Many fruits and vegetables are sprayed with pesticides, which are chemicals used on farms that keep insects away. Your body may not be used to these types of foods so you may feel sick at first or may start to gain weight. Consuming unhealthful foods is a problem for many Americans, who get overweight and experience health issues. Although you might be excited to try new foods, you may choose to do so gradually, in order to let your body adjust.

Restaurant food

Restaurant food

If you are trying to eat healthfully and cheaply, you will want to avoid eating at restaurants often. Il cibo servito nei ristoranti tende ad essere meno sani e contiene molte più calorie, quali sono le unità che misurano quanta energia ha un alimento. Ice cream, Per esempio, ha molte calorie. Frutta e verdura hanno meno calorie.

If you are trying to eat healthfully and cheaply, you will want to avoid eating at restaurants often. The food served in restaurants tends to be less healthy and contains many more calories, which are units that measure how much energy a food has. Ice cream, for example, has many calories. Fruits and vegetables have fewer calories.

American viste di cibo di immigrati

American views of immigrant food

Alcuni americani non possono avere provato il cibo che si mangia nel tuo paese di origine. Nelle grandi città, there are many ethnic restaurants and so people have more experience of foreign foods. Nelle città più piccole, con meno varietà culturale, persone potrebbe non essere così esperto.

Some Americans may not have tried the food you eat in your native country. In big cities, there are many ethnic restaurants and so people have more experience of foreign foods. In smaller towns, with less cultural variety, people may not be as experienced.

Introduce new dishes

Introduce new dishes

Maggior parte degli americani sono aperta a provare nuovi tipi di cottura e sarà curiosa di provare nuovi piatti. Molti americani partecipano "potlucks,"che sono incontri sociali dove ognuno porta un piatto da condividere. Potlucks accadere alle grandi raduni o alle cene informali. Questo può essere una buona occasione per introdurre gli altri per il cibo, sia in situazioni sociali e scuola. Puoi anche invitare persone per la cena e servono piatti dalla tua cultura. Alcune persone non possono essere aperti a provare nuovi cibi, Tuttavia, è importante rispettare che.

Most Americans are open to trying new types of cooking and will be curious to try new dishes. Many Americans participate in “potlucks,” which are social gatherings where everyone brings a dish to share. Potlucks happen at big gatherings or at casual dinners. This may be a good opportunity to introduce others to your food, both in school and social situations. You can also invite people over for dinner and serve dishes from your culture. Some people may not be open to trying new food, however, and it is important to respect that.

Cibo a scuola dei vostri bambini

Food at your children’s school

Gli studenti nelle scuole americane non ricevono colazione tranne in alcune scuole materne e asili per i bambini. Children eat before they go to school, although in some schools children can buy a small breakfast at the school cafeteria.

Students in American schools do not receive breakfast except in some preschools for young children. Children eat before they go to school, although in some schools children can buy a small breakfast at the school cafeteria.

Lunch and snacks

Lunch and snacks

At lunchtime, i bambini possono acquistare loro cibo o portare cibo da casa. Packing lunches for your children is the best way to make sure that your children have healthy food, Poiché molte scuole servono cibi malsani e bevande zuccherate. Children in the USA also bring “snacks” to school. Si tratta di piccole quantità di cibo che mangiano durante le pause tra le classi. Gli esempi includono frutta, dadi, barrette di muesli, o cracker.

At lunchtime, children can either buy their food or bring food from home. Packing lunches for your children is the best way to make sure that your children have healthy food, since many schools serve unhealthy foods and sugary drinks. Children in the USA also bring “snacks” to school. These are small amounts of food that they eat during breaks between classes. Examples include fruits, nuts, granola bars, or crackers.

Help with food costs

Help with food costs

Se la tua famiglia non ha un sacco di soldi, a volte la scuola fornirà gratis (o più conveniente) pasti, prima colazione inclusa, per il vostro bambino. Ogni scuola è diverso, quindi è meglio parlare di insegnante del vostro bambino o la segreteria della scuola per eventuali domande.

If your family does not have a lot of money, sometimes the school will provide free (or cheaper) meals, including breakfast, for your child. Every school is different, so it is best to talk to your child’s teacher or the school secretary you have any questions.

Other children

Other children

C'è una possibilità che i bambini possono fare divertimento del vostro bambino per mangiare cibo non conosce. I bambini più piccoli a volte hanno paura di cose nuove e credo che prendere in giro gli altri è il modo giusto per affrontare i loro sentimenti. Si dovrebbe parlare al vostro bambino parlano, così non sono sorpreso o molto sconvolto se questo accade. Your child may choose to explain what the food is made out of, as some ethnic dishes contain similar ingredients to those eaten in the USA. Se i bambini non sono interessati, your child may choose to walk away from the situation. They may want to choose a different group of companions.

There is a possibility that children may make fun of your child for eating unfamiliar food. Younger children are sometimes afraid of new things and think that teasing others is the right way to deal with their feelings. You should talk to your child about this, so they are not surprised or very upset if this happens. Your child may choose to explain what the food is made out of, as some ethnic dishes contain similar ingredients to those eaten in the USA. If the children are not interested, your child may choose to walk away from the situation. They may want to choose a different group of companions.

If children continue to make fun of your child’s choices of food, Lei o il bambino deve parlare con l'insegnante sulla situazione. Another strategy would be to talk to the teacher about organizing an activity in which food can become a teaching opportunity about culture. You could make a larger amount of the food for the class, and it would be discussed and shared.

If children continue to make fun of your child’s choices of food, you or your child should talk to the teacher about the situation. Another strategy would be to talk to the teacher about organizing an activity in which food can become a teaching opportunity about culture. You could make a larger amount of the food for the class, and it would be discussed and shared.

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

Insegnare ai bambini le abitudini salutari dalla più tenera età è importante. Molti bambini americani hanno problemi con il loro peso e la salute a causa di cattiva alimentazione. Si possono aiutare i vostri bambini essere orgogliosi del cibo dalla tua cultura prima di cucinare cibo nutriente a casa.

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.

I bambini sono solitamente più entusiasti di mangiare cibo a casa se aiutano a renderlo. 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. All'ora dei pasti, si può scegliere di cucinare il cibo dalla tua cultura o provare cibi che sono nuovi per voi. Cucinare piatti familiare consente di conservare le tradizioni alimentari e incoraggia i ragazzi a rimanere incollati alle loro radici. Quando provare nuovi cibi americani, avete la possibilità di condividere una nuova esperienza con i vostri figli e a condividere il loro entusiasmo per il nuovo ambiente.

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, in dettaglio, quali ingredienti sono nel cibo e quanto di esso si dovrebbe essere mangiare. 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. Si può 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

È anche importante incoraggiare i bambini ad essere fisicamente attivi. Molti bambini negli Stati Uniti guardano la televisione, giocare ai video games, o utilizzare i loro telefoni troppo. Giocare fuori con i nostri bambini dopo cena, loro firma per sport di doposcuola, e quanto essi utilizzano la tecnologia di monitoraggio è tutti modi per farlo.

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.

Modi gentili per rifiutare il cibo

Polite ways to decline food

Se siete invitati a casa di qualcuno per un pasto e non può mangiare un determinato alimento a causa della vostra religione o cultura, si dovrebbe stare tranquillo spiegando che per il tuo host e hostess. È opportuno fare questo prima di andare all'evento. Maggior parte degli americani sono molto rispettosa degli altri diete e si può anche fare domande per saperne di più sul tuo stile di vita. Se hanno mangiato abbastanza e non si desidera che qualsiasi altro cibo, non è scortese dire, "Non ti ringraziamo, Io sono pieno,"anche se l'host offre molte volte.

If you are invited to someone’s home for a meal and cannot eat a certain food because of your religion or culture, you should feel comfortable explaining that to your host and hostess. It is appropriate to do this before you go to the event. Most Americans are very respectful of others diets and may even ask you questions to learn more about your lifestyle. If you have eaten enough and do not want any more food, it is not impolite to say, “No thank you, I am full,” even if the host offers it many times.

Tabù o difficile da trovare alimenti

Taboo or hard-to-find foods

Alcuni alimenti che siete abituati a mangiare nel vostro paese o non sono disponibili o sono tabù. Taboo means inappropriate or forbidden within a culture. Alcuni tipi di carne, come la carne di cavallo e alcuni organi di animali, non sono venduti o mangiato. Many Americans think eating baby or fetal animals is wrong. Gli insetti non sono anche parte della dieta tradizionale, ma occasionalmente è possibile trovarli in alcuni mercati etnici.

Some foods that you are used to eating in your home country are either not available or are taboo. Taboo means inappropriate or forbidden within a culture. Some types of meat, such as horse meat and some organs of animals, are not sold or eaten. Many Americans think eating baby or fetal animals is wrong. Insects also are not part of the traditional diet, but you can occasionally find them at some ethnic markets.

In America, prodotti lattiero-caseari sono pastorizzati (riscaldata) per uccidere i batteri, and fresh milk and cheese that do not go through this process cannot be sold. Alcuni tipi di frutta, come mangostano e askee, are not sold in the United States because they are considered unsafe.

In America, dairy products are pasteurized (heated) to kill bacteria, and fresh milk and cheese that do not go through this process cannot be sold. Some fruits, such as mangosteen and askee, are not sold in the United States because they are considered unsafe.

Growing your own healthy food

Growing your own healthy food

Maggior parte degli americani, soprattutto quelli che vivono in città, non coltivare il proprio cibo o hanno il proprio bestiame (mucche, capre, ecc). Tuttavia, Ciò non significa che è impossibile a crescere il tuo cibo. 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.

Se vivete in una città e hanno poco spazio, si può crescere erbe nella vostra casa o qualche frutta e verdura sul vostro balcone o in cortile. Si può 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.

Se si desidera avere un grande giardino o animali, è meglio trovare una casa in una zona rurale, dove è più conveniente avere un cortile o la propria terra. Sempre più cibo può aiutare a mantenere alcune delle routine che hai avuto nel tuo paese.

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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