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For a few more ideas on healthy eating at low cost, have a look at these Web resources.

CHOOSEMYPLATE.GOV
www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-on-budget.html
Tips and materials on eating well when money is tight from the USDA and other agencies.

HELPGUIDE.ORG
www.helpguide.org/life/healthy_eating_on_budget.htm
A roundup of tips from this non-profit, self-help website.

EATINGWELL.COM
www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/food_news/healthy_eating_on_a_budget
This page lists some inexpensive foods and also has links to numerous recipes that can be made for cheap.

EXTENSION SERVICES
Most agricultural colleges have extension services that provide information on food, nutrition, and family health in their geographic area. You can locate many of them online by searching on the terms “extension service” and “nutrition.”

Here are some examples:

University of Minnesota
www1.extension.umn.edu/family/health-and-nutrition

Oregon State University
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/lane/nutrition

Cornell University
www.cce.cornell.edu/Nutrition/Pages/default.aspx

West Virginia University
http://familynutrition.ext.wvu.edu

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