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50 Smart Ways to Slash Your Food Budget

Cheapism Logo By Tess Rose of Cheapism | Americans spend a lot of money on food -- $7,023 last year in the average U.S. household, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. From grocery shopping to cooking to <a href="http://www.cheapism.com/blog/how-to-save-money-eating-out-14575/">dining out</a>, these 50 tips and tricks can lower expenses and contribute to a lifestyle that's healthier for the body and the planet.

A LOT TO DIGEST

Kiwis spend an average $193 a week on food per household, or 17% of a household's total spend, according to Statistics NZ.

Americans spent $7,023 last year in the average U.S. household, on food, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

From grocery shopping to cooking to dining out, these 50 tips and tricks can lower expenses and contribute to a lifestyle that's healthier for the body and the planet.

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