for subscribers

It is possible to stay healthy on a budget

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!

The rapid spread of Covid-19 poses a threat on the country’s economy; people from lower income households have been affected by this the most as food prices across the country have significantly risen. Regardless of a person’s level of income, one can still maintain a healthy and balanced diet within their budget.

There is a misconception that a healthy balance diet is expensive, that is why we have dieticians all over the country, both in the private and public sectors. Our sole purpose is to create menu plans and meal ideas based on your existing medical conditions, lifestyle but most importantly your affordability.

Eating healthy is one of the key elements in reducing one’s chances of contracting diseases. The smallest changes to your diet can go a long way: buying less treats and investing in a diet plan made up of different nutritional foods is essential.

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Already a subscriber? Sign in


All your favourite publications in one place.
Read now
Voting Booth
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government has set the target of ensuring that at least 40% of goods and services procured by public entities are sourced from women-owned businesses.
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
That’s a good step
2% - 2 votes
Equality means 50%
9% - 9 votes
Majority will be comrades
72% - 73 votes
Don't think it'll happen
14% - 14 votes
Start with black-owned
4% - 4 votes