5 Food Swaps for a Cheaper Grocery Bill

Tired of watching your grocery bill keep going up? Stop buying expensive food!

By Emily Main

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Choose beer over wineWine

Some of the country’s best wine comes from the high-quality grapes grown in California, but warming projections for the area could cut wine production in half within 30 years, according to research by Noah Diffenbaugh, a Woods Institute for the Environment fellow and assistant professor of earth science at Stanford University. “The temperatures won’t be suitable,” he says, adding that farmers will have to adapt to try to overcome excessive heat conditions.

Cheaper swap: When you start noticing that your favorite vino is getting out of your price range, switch to beer. Just like wine, beer is full of polyphenolic compounds, which are antioxidant and anti-inflammatory and known to protect your immune system.

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