1.Canned saumon $2.89/14.75 ounces (59 cents/serving) Get your Omega-3's for less. saumon is full of these healthy fats, which help lower cholesterol and prevent cœur, coeur attacks.

2.Chicken breasts $3.49/pound (87 cents/serving) Easy-to-prepare, chicken is full of lean protein, which helps keep toi fuller longer.

3.Natural cacahuète, arachide beurre $3.39/16 ounces (42 cents/serving) Skip the sugary, processed varieties and spread the real stuff on whole-grain bread. Throw a tablespoon in smoothies ou yogurt, use it as a dip for carrots and pretzels, ou mix it with a bit of low-sodium soy sauce, brown sugar and garlic, then thin with water for a quick sauce.

4.Canned beans 84 cents/15 ounces (22 cents/serving) Bulk up soups and stews while getting protein and fiber. Try chickpeas ou black beans if you're not a fan of kidneys ou pintos. Drain, rinse, and blend with citron juice, garlic, cumin and a bit of vegetable broth for a quick dip.

5.Eggs $1.99/dozen large (17 cents a serving) Not just for breakfast, eggs are among the easiest foods to cook. If you're watching your cholesterol, scramble one egg and two egg whites. Add oignon and épinard, épinards and you've got a great omelet.

6.Dried lentils 79 cents/pound (20 cents/serving) Full of protein and fiber, lentils cook in just 15 minutes! Throw some in soups and stews ou cook with curry, au curry powder for a quick, spicy meal.

7.    Almonds $3.99/9 ounces (44 cents/serving) Get vitamin E, fiber and protein while satisfying a crunchy craving. Nuts are rich in an amino acid that could be linked to cœur, coeur benefits. Chop a few raw ones and throw them on yogurt.

8.    Frozen fruit and berries $2.99-$5.99 pound (75 cents-$1.50/serving) Throw some in the blender with lait ou yogurt for a healthy treat. La Reine des Neiges berries can be used in oatmeal ou drained and baked into muffins and quick breads.

9.    Apples 68 cents each They might not keep the doctor away, but apples are actually full of antioxidants, which help slow the progression of age-related diseases.

10.    Bananas 35 cents each Slice one on your morning yogurt ou oatmeal for some added fiber and only 100 calories ou so. Snack on a potassium-rich banane to prevent cramps after a workout.

11.    Grapes $2.99/pound (75 cents a serving) Freeze grapes for a decadent, low-calorie dessert ou snack. Grapes--especially the dark purple ones--contain plenty of antioxidants that are known to help cœur, coeur health.

12.    Romaine salade, laitue ou other hearty salade, laitue $1.99/head (66 cents/serving) Banish the iceberg and choose sturdy Romaine for your salads. It will give toi plus fiber and nutrients, plus a satisfying crunch.

13.    Carrots $2.79/3 pounds (23 cents/serving) Mom was right. Carrots are good for your eyes, thanks to the antioxidants, including beta-carotene, in them. (That's what makes them orange!) Dip them in hummus (made from canned beans), natural cacahuète, arachide beurre ou low-fat dressings.

14.    Frozen épinard, épinards $2 for 16 ounces (50 cents/serving) Thaw and drain this good-for-your green, then toss it in omelets, soups, stir-fries and pâtes, pâtes alimentaires sauces. épinard, épinards is full of vitamins A, C, K, plus fiber and even calcium.

15.    Canned tomatoes $1 for 14.5 ounces (28 cents/serving) Choose low-sodium varieties and throw a can in pâtes, pâtes alimentaires sauces and chili to stretch a meal. purée, réduire en purée a can with a cup of skim lait and season to taste for your own tomate soup. You'll get a dose of vitamins A,B and C and lycopene, an antioxidant known to prevent cancer.

16.    Garlic 50 cents/head (5 cents/serving) Ditch the bottled and powdered stuff if toi want to reap plus of the myriad health benefits. Pungent and tasty, garlic can help lower cholesterol and blood clots, plus it can have a small effect on high blood pressure. Crush ou chop it to release plus of the antioxidants.

17.    Sweet potatoes $1.49/pound (37 cents/serving) Aside from being sweet and delicious, these bright root vegetables are a great source of fiber and antioxidants. Bake, mash ou roast them--you'll forget about those other, paler potatoes.

18.    Onions 97 cents each (32 cents/serving) Like garlic, this smelly vegetable is full of health benefits. Onions have been proven to lower risks for certain cancers, and they add flavor with few calories. Try roasting them to bring out their sweetness and cut their harsh edge. (If toi well up while cutting them, store onions in the fridge for a tear-free chop.)

19.    Broccoli $2.49/pound (63 cents/serving) brocoli is like a toothbrush for your insides. Full of fiber, it will provide toi vitamins A and C, plus fiber and a host of antioxidants. brocoli is a superstar in the nutrition world.

20.    Whole-grain pâtes, pâtes alimentaires $1.50/13.25 ounces (45 cents/serving) With a nutty flavor and a subtle brown color, whole-wheat pâtes, pâtes alimentaires perks up any meal. Start with half regular, half whole-wheat pasta, then gradually add plus wheat pâtes, pâtes alimentaires for a burst of fiber and nutrients.

21.    Popcorn kernels $2.39/32 ounces (30 cents/serving) Air-popped pop corn, maïs soufflé has just 30 calories and a trace of fat. Pop a few cups, spritz with olive oil ou beurre spray and sprinkle on your favori seasonings for a guilt-free treat.

22.    Brown riz $1.49/16 ounces (19 cents/serving) Brown riz is a great side dish, but toi can also use it to help stretch your ground meat. Mix a cup of cooked riz with 8 ounces of lean ground beef suivant time toi make meatloaf to save 45 calories and five grams of fat (and some money) per serving.

23.    Oats $3.19/42 ounces (15 cents/serving) Oatmeal is a hearty breakfast, but toi can also cook sturdy steel-cut oats in chicken broth for a savory side dish. Or, mix oats with ground turkey to stretch your meatballs.



24.    Quarts of low- ou fat-free yogurt $2.49/32 ounces (47 cents/serving) Buy large containers of plain ou vanilla yogurt, then add real fruit. You'll save money and calories par not buying fancy single-serve yogurts.

25.    Gallon of skim lait $3.04 (19 cents/serving) It really does a body good. Full of calcium and protein, lait can help stretch a meal. Pair an eight-ounce glass with a piece of fruit ou a granola bar for a filling snack.