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Ways To Lose Weight Cheaply If You Are In Debt
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Ways to Lose Weight Cheaply If You Are In Debt

The new health craze has really changed the landscape of the United States in the past few decades. There are so many different ways to lose weight and different diet programs, but many of them are getting more expensive as the craze becomes more lucrative. In order to get the low calorie and healthy foods it is becoming really expensive. However, we have compiled a list of some things that you can do in order to lose weight and still maintain a great budget at the same time. This follows suit if you are in debt.

Forget Going To Restaurants

It is easy to go to restaurants often rather than trying other types of food, but most restaurants do not offer the same kind of food you need in order to lose weight that you can cook for yourself. Worst of all, most of the restaurants charge a lot of money for food, which makes it extremely expensive to eat out all the time. One of the best ways to lose weight cheaply is to avoid eating out at restaurants altogether. Many restaurants charge for the labor more than the food. However, the worst aspect is that the restaurants will most likely charge you for more food so you will have to eat more calories.

Restaurants are really the worst place to go for people who are trying to diet and lose weight. More importantly, they are terrible for people who want to lose weight on a budget. If you can avoid restaurants, do so at all costs.

Shopping for Groceries

Now that you have started to remove yourself from the restaurant scene, you can start to focus your attention on buying groceries. One great tip to keep in mind when buying groceries is that you need to check the weight on everything. Never be tricked by buying a cheaper bag of the same product because there may be less within the same bag. Look at the weights and make sure that you are getting your money’s worth. Try to buy items that have 30% or less fat content as well. You can always look at the sales each store is having in your area and use them to your advantage along with coupons. Between store promotions and clipping coupons you can save a great deal of money, especially if you are in debt.

Also, don’t worry so much about name brands as name brands tend to cost more due to the branding and marketing these companies have to pay out.They also tend to have more fat content which you do not need not to mention the additives. If you are debt you must be very wise in your shopping and make each penny count. When you are trying to pay off credit card and payday loans, then you need to get a payday loan settlement company and focus on getting these paid down. Eliminating your payday loan debt should be the first priority for anyone who is trying to do things cheaply.


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Great information. My wife and I were just talking about cutting back on our restaurant eating. It adds up really fast

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  about 7 years ago

I can relate completely! We are doing the same.

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  about 7 years ago

Another good article David, another tip don't buy too much produce at any one time unless you can store it properly. There is no point in saving money one way to loose it by letting things rot. I hate throwing food out that has gone off, its such a waste when so many go hungry.

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  about 7 years ago

It is a terrible waste so many are hungry Mark.

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  about 7 years ago

Nice for everyone! Especially for losing weight cheaply - great idea for helping people in your work! Good job guiding people to look into a Payday loan settlement company. Great idea to help people in eliminating your payday loan debt.

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  about 7 years ago

Well thank you Cynthia! Thats very nice of you to say that.

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  about 7 years ago

If one is broke and is trying to lose weight, one thing to remember as well, buying healthy foods does not have to be expensive. Although this may not be everybody's cup of tea, here's some very healthy foods from the grocery store that won't hurt your pocket... These are, watermelon strawberries mushrooms canned spinach black-eye beans onions carrots eggs tomatoes There's another one I can't remember it. They're all at the grocery store, they are inexpensive but healthy alternatives to the much more expensive "diet" foods available, many of which are not as healthy as purported to be. Once again, you have a great article here! I really enjoy reading about these insidious payday loan places. They make sure they put those things in poor neighborhoods. Most people in those areas are not up on mathematics nor how to manage money. It is sad watching people pile into these places and get financially raped.

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  about 7 years ago

Yum! Watermelon and strawberrys...

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  about 7 years ago

Thanks Dan, all very good suggestions!

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  about 7 years ago

It is a very hard thing for people to do....moving to a lifestyle of using cash...thanks for posting

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  about 7 years ago

Change is hard for most people yes. I think its a point of people really need to try and be smarter with their money and spending too.

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  about 7 years ago

The really big problem with this is education. Folks are simply not taught how to manage money in most families and is one of the reasons why the average consumer is in exorbitant debt. It goes hand-in-hand with the media no doubt.

  
  about 7 years ago
MarleneW  

Thank you for the great advice, I can use it all to my advantage too. I am a bit overweight and broke too.

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  about 7 years ago

Thank you so much Cindy! Hope you find it useful :)

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  about 7 years ago

Everyone goal should be to get out of debt and stay out of debt

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  about 7 years ago

If that were only the case. Americans are several trillion in debt.

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  about 7 years ago

Great Article! =) This information has been really helpful. Thanks!

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  about 7 years ago

Hey Julio, how's it going? I appreciate you saying that and your comment!

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  about 7 years ago

Another good supermarket tip is to hit the outside edges of the store as much as possible. The fruits and veggies and fresh meats and such are always on those outer edges. The prepackaged highly processed stuff is in the middle of the store. It helps.

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  about 7 years ago

That is quite true Lacey, I learned that a while back. They also put all the high cost and junk food right at eye level too!

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  about 7 years ago
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