Many people want to eat healthy, but think it will be too expensive. But divinecaroline.com explains there are many nutritious items for less than $1.
A dollar buys a week's worth of oats, which have fiber and lower cholesterol. They can go in yogurt or even cookies.
Eggs usually cost a dollar for a half-dozen, and they are a good source of protein.
Kale delivers vitamin C and calcium.
Potatoes, when not fried, contain a lot of vitamin C and potassium and can be used in many ways. Sweet potatoes have other benefits.
Apples are easy to eat and have vitamin C and fiber.
A dollar can buy about a banana a day for a week.
Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, can be eaten as is or mashed up into hummus. A can is around a dollar, though you can also buy these and other beans dry.
Broccoli is low-calorie and provides calcium, vitamins A and C, potassium, folate and fiber.
Watermelons cost more than a dollar, but a serving is cheap. You get lycopene, vitamin C and water to keep you hydrated.
Wild rice is low in fat, has a great flavor and contains many nutrients.
Beets, like many dark-colored fruits and vegetables, contain iron and antioxidants.
Butternut squash adds color, texture, vitamins and fiber, however you prepare it.
Whole-grain pasta gives complex carbohydrates for energy and is also high in vitamin B.
Sardines don't accumulate mercury, the site said, but provide calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and B vitamins.
Spinach has lots of iron, along with other minerals.
Tofu can be eaten by people who also eat meat. It provides vitamin B and iron.
Coffee costs less than 50 cents a cup when made at home, and some shops sell a plain cup for under $1. It also provides antioxidants.
Low-fat milk costs less than $1 per serving. A good source of calcium, potassium, niacin and other minerals.
Pumpkin seeds come free if you buy a pumpkin for other reasons.
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