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.

Where can I find healthy food

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. Väčšinu času, 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. 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.

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, 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.

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. Figure out where store brands are shelved at your supermarket. They are usually on lower shelves, while name brands are shelved at eye level.

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

Be mindful of unit prices when shopping. A unit price is the cost of a specific quantity (per ounce, pound, liter, atď.) of a product. Napríklad, 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.

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-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.

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. 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.

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

Je tiež možné zakúpiť nepodliehajúce skaze potravín (potraviny, ktoré rýchlo nepokazí) na internete. 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?

V 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.

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.

Prispôsobenie sa americká kuchyňa

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. 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.

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

Many American foods, najmä rýchleho občerstvenia, 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, ktoré sú chemikálie používané na farmách, ktoré udržujú hmyz preč. Vaše telo nesmie viesť k týchto druhov potravín, takže môžete cítiť zle na prvom mieste, alebo môže začať na priberanie na váhe. Consuming unhealthful foods is a problem for many Americans, who get overweight and experience health issues. Hoci môžete byť nadšený vyskúšať nové potraviny, môžete tak urobiť postupne, aby sa vaše telo prispôsobiť.

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. Jedlo podávané v reštauráciách býva menej zdravé a obsahuje mnoho viac kalórií, which are units that measure how much energy a food has. Zmrzlina, napríklad, má veľa kalórií. Fruits and vegetables have fewer calories.

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 views of immigrant food

American views of immigrant food

Some Americans may not have tried the food you eat in your native country. Vo veľkých mestách, there are many ethnic restaurants and so people have more experience of foreign foods. V menších mestách, with less cultural variety, ľudia nemusia byť tak skúsený.

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

Väčšina Američanov sú otvorené, sa snaží nové typy varenia a bude zvedavý, vyskúšať nové jedlá. 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. Môže to byť dobrá príležitosť predstaviť ostatným, aby vaše jedlo, v škole a sociálnych situáciách. You can also invite people over for dinner and serve dishes from your culture. Some people may not be open to trying new food, Avšak, and it is important to respect that.

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.

Food at your children’s school

Food at your children’s school

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.

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, deti môžete kúpiť jedlo alebo priniesť jedlo z domu. Packing lunches for your children is the best way to make sure that your children have healthy food, pretože mnoho škôl nezdravých potravín a sladkých nápojov. Children in the USA also bring “snacks” to school. Sú to malé množstvo jedla, ktoré jedia počas prestávok medzi triedami. Príklady zahŕňajú ovocie, orechy, Granolového Bary, alebo sušienky.

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

Ak vaša rodina nemá veľa peňazí, niekedy škola poskytne zadarmo (alebo je to lacnejšie) lístok, vrátane raňajok, pre vaše dieťa. Every school is different, so it is best to talk to your child’s teacher or the school secretary you have any questions.

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

There is a possibility that children may make fun of your child for eating unfamiliar food. Mladšie deti sú niekedy strach z nových vecí a myslím, že škádlení ostatnými je správny spôsob, ako riešiť svoje pocity. Ste mali prehovoriť na vaše dieťa o tom, Takže nie sú prekvapení, alebo veľmi rozrušený Ak sa to stane. 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. Ak deti nemajú záujem, 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, vy alebo vaše dieťa mali hovoriť s učiteľmi o situácii. 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

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.

Deti sú zvyčajne viac vzrušený, jesť jedlo doma, ak im pomôcť, aby to. 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. V čase jedla, you may choose to cook food from your culture or to try foods that are new to you. Varenie známe pokrmy vám umožní uchovať potraviny tradícií a povzbudiť svoje deti, aby ostali lepené na svoje korene. Skúšam nové americké potraviny, máte možnosť sa podeliť o nové skúsenosti so svojimi deťmi a zdieľať svoje nadšenie pre nové prostredie.

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, v detaile, Aké sú zložky v potravinách, a koľko z toho by ste mali jesť. 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. môžeš 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

Je tiež dôležité, aby vaše deti byť fyzicky aktívny. Veľa detí v Spojených štátoch sa pozerať na televíziu, hrať videohry, alebo použiť svoje telefóny príliš. Hrať vonku s našimi deťmi, po večeri, domácou mimoškolské športové, 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.

Polite ways to decline food

Polite ways to decline food

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. Je vhodné urobiť pred odchodom na podujatie. Väčšina Američanov sú veľmi úctivý iných diéty, a môžu dokonca požiadať otázky sa dozviete viac o svoj životný štýl. Ak ste zjedli dost a nechcem žiadne ďalšie potraviny, it is not impolite to say, “No thank you, I am full,” even if the host offers it many times.

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.

Taboo or hard-to-find foods

Taboo or hard-to-find foods

Niektoré potraviny, ktoré ste zvyknutí jesť vo vašej domovskej krajine sú buď k dispozícii alebo sú tabu. Taboo means inappropriate or forbidden within a culture. Niektoré druhy mäsa, such as horse meat and some organs of animals, nie sú predávané alebo jesť. 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.

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.

V Amerike, dairy products are pasteurized (heated) to kill bacteria, and fresh milk and cheese that do not go through this process cannot be sold. Niektoré druhy ovocia, napríklad mangosteen a 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

Väčšina Američanov, najmä tých, ktorí žijú v mestách, nie pestovať ich vlastné jedlo alebo si ich vlastný dobytok (kravy, kozy, atď). Avšak, to ale neznamená, že je možné pestovať niektoré jedlo. 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. môžeš 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.

Ak chcete mať veľkú záhradu alebo zvieratá, to je najlepšie nájsť domov na vidieku, kde je to lacnejšie dvorku alebo vlastný pozemok. 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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