Healthy Eating on a Budget

Everyone wants to eat healthy while keeping costs down. Here you will find information about the cost of healthy eating, where to find emergency and low-cost food, and how to plan your meals and shop to suit your budget.


Resources

Sources of Emergency and Low-Cost Food 
A resource to help people in immediate need of food.

The Cost of the Nutritious Food Basket in Waterloo | The Cost of the Nutritious Food Basket Infographic
A fact sheet for estimating the average weekly cost of healthy eating in Waterloo Region for individuals/groups, by age and gender - published annually (as per Ontario Public Health Standards protocol).

Can Money Buy You Health? The Health Impact of Poverty
This report discusses the current state of poverty in Waterloo Region and how this affects health, what the Region of Waterloo is doing about this issue and what still needs to be done.

The Cost of Eating Well: The Health Impact of Food Insecurity
This report discusses the current state of food insecurity in Waterloo Region and how this affects health, what the Region of Waterloo is doing about this issue, and what still needs to be done.


 

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