Of course having healthy body will save a lot of money than if we don’t have it. Healthy lifestyle is not expensive actually especially if we know what we should prioritize. We can keep healthy and save a lot of money. As quoted from Healthmeup.com, here are five cheap and practical steps to stay healthy:
1. Buy local product
Consuming healthy foods doesn’t mean that we should buy them in supermarket with high prices. To cut your expenses, you can actually buy vegetables, meats or fruits in traditional markets. Choose products with high quality. Buying products in local markets you can have high quality products with the same nutrition values as well as saving money to buy another needs.
2. Use fresh ingredients/ spice
There are processed seasoning that are practical to use. However, they are more expensive and are not fresh. If you use fresh seasoning, not only do they cheaper, but you can also save more money. And, of course, you’ll be healthier.
3. Prevention is better
When we or one of our family members get sick, we should spend more money on medication. And, it could harm our finance. That’s why it always be wiser to prevent sickness. Do exercise regularly and consume right foods. And, don’t forget to get enough rest.
4. Join gym membership
Be a member of a gym or aerobic class can be a good step. First, it will be cheaper for you than just visit a gym or an aerobic class occasionally. Second, it will force you to exercise regularly or more often since it will waste your money for membership fee if you don’t use the gym regularly. Not to mention if the gym is close with your home, you can take your family there and have exercise together.
5. Shop properly
Create shopping list to make your shopping easier. It will prevent you from buying unnecessary products and helps you focus on what you need. Go shopping only if you are sure you have listed healthy products with high nutrition values on your shopping list.