Groceries are one of the most exciting but big expenses of our lifestyle, thus, it is important to have a balance. So, find out what are the different ways which can sort one of our biggest expenses.
Here are the tips you should keep in mind while shopping for grocery:
1. Always go with a list
The first and foremost thing is to maintain a list all through the month for products which is needed. List helps you on not forgetting anything you want and also, it helps you save wasting money on products you don't otherwise need.
2. Have a budget
You cannot go all out and spend all your salary into grocery shopping, so, you must stick to a budget. If you don’t make a budget, you will end up spending a lot more than you can balance other expenses.
3. Fruits and vegetables
Colors of vegetables and fruits reflect the different vitamin, mineral, and phytonutrient of each content.
4. Breads, Cereals and Pasta
For a healthy lifestyle, you should always choose the least processed foods, so, it is better to choose foods that are made from whole grains. Oats is a good example which is a who grain but also easy and fast to make.
5. Buy in bulk
Try to buy in bulk when you know you use the product regularly. If buying bulk products makes sense, you can save a good amount of money. But make sure that you’re going to use all of it before it expires.
6. Pick quick and easy meals
Keep a good amount of healthy food but also for emergency situation you need to keep stocked foods. it can be spaghetti for a quick mac-n-cheese or a quick stir-fry. Bread or ready to eat food, that you can whip something up fast when you’re feeling lazy.
7. Keep a price list of the products
Keep your receipts, then enter into a spreadsheet. Use it so you know Store A and Store B's price is varying or which one is a better deal. It will also reassure when bulk or sale items are a good deal.
8. Nipah virus (NiV)
Spread by fruit bats that infect both animals and humans, Nipah virus takes place through direct contact with infected bats, pigs or from other NiV-infected people.