22 Hacks to Help You Eat Better, Shop Smarter, and Save Money

Last Update: March 9, 2020

We created the Health Hacks on a Budget video course series to make it as easy as possible for everyone to save time and money while living a healthy life. In this series, we share simple recipes, easy tips, and educational information to help you and your family thrive.

We started Thrive Market with one simple goal: to make healthy living accessible to all. We know that cost can be a challenge to many people seeking alternatives to the processed foods and toxic products widely available in grocery and convenience stores everywhere. That’s why we’ve created a place where people can find healthy foods and clean and safe home and body care for 25 to 50 percent less than supermarket prices.

But perhaps an even bigger hurdle is a lack of knowledge about food and the harmful ingredients we’re exposed to every day. That’s why we decided to make it easy to find all the information you need to Thrive. This is our Health Hacks on a Budget course series—22 quick, easy-to-digest episodes that will teach you everything you need to know to embark on a journey towards healthy eating and living. And it’s much easier to do on a budget than you might think.

We break down everything you need to know about sugar, salt, and fat, as well as what organic and gluten-free really mean. We shine a light on the healthy essentials and clean and safe products you need in your kitchen and throughout your home. We even share some quick, easy, and nutritious tips and recipes that the whole family will love.

Without further ado, here is our Health Hacks on a Budget video course series, hosted by health expert, Sara Snow. Check out the introductory video above, watch the YouTube playlist, or access all of the rest of the videos right here on this page.

Episode 2: 5 Sneaky Sources of Hidden Sugar to Steer Clear Of
Episode 3: You’re Probably Eating Way Too Much Sodium—Here’s How to Cut Back
Episode 4: Why Low-Fat Diets Aren’t All They’re Cracked Up to Be
Episode 5: The Easiest Way to Tell Whether Your Food Is Organic
Episode 6: What You Need to Know About Gluten and Whole Grains
Episode 7: 32 Pantry Staples That Make Cooking Quick and Healthy Meals a Breeze
Episode 8: The Single Most Versatile Item You Can Keep in the Kitchen (Plus 5 Other Must-Haves)
Episode 9: Always Throwing Away Food? You’re Probably Making This Common Mistake
Episode 10: How to Eat Out Without Gaining Weight or Blowing Your Budget
Episode 11: Here’s How You Can Cut Costs and Time at the Grocery Store
Episode 12: 14 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Even the Pickiest Eaters
Episode 13: No-Bake Chocolate Cookies So Healthy You Can Eat Them for Breakfast
Episode 14: Easy One-Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup (That Makes Tons of Leftovers)
Episode 15: Healthy, 6-Ingredient Pizza That Tastes Better Than Delivery
Episode 16: 5 Easy Ways to Banish Toxic Air From Your Home
Episode 17: 7 Pantry Items That Can Clean Pretty Much Anything Around the House
Episode 18: 5 Potentially Toxic Ingredients You Definitely Don’t Want in Your Beauty Products
Episode 19: How to Make an Inexpensive, Safe Toothpaste With Less Than 4 Ingredients
Episode 20: 2 Quick, All-Natural DIY Facials Using 3 Ingredients or Less
Episode 21: Whip Up an Effective, Safe, Aluminum-Free Deodorant With 5 Simple Ingredients
Episode 22: The Secret to Sticking to Healthy Habits for a Lifetime

Sign up for a Thrive Market membership here if you haven’t already done so. If our membership is not within your means, apply for free through our Giving program.

We also have an online magazine filled with daily content dedicated to helping you thrive on a budget every single day.

This is one video in a series that’s free for all Thrive Gives recipients. Applying for a free membership through our Giving program is easy—just click here.

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