Asher Chan’s homemade vegetable pies. At a time when food prices are rising, adopting a plant-based diet is good for your wallet as well as your health. Photo: Asher Chan
Asher Chan’s homemade vegetable pies. At a time when food prices are rising, adopting a plant-based diet is good for your wallet as well as your health. Photo: Asher Chan

Vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets can save you money as food prices rise, and also improve your health – here’s how to make the switch

  • Eating mostly whole plant foods can lower your food costs significantly, and reduce your risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease while promoting gut health
  • Swap meat for tofu, mushrooms, beans and whole grains, and choose local, seasonal fruit and vegetables. Search online for recipes, or get a plant-based cookbook

Asher Chan’s homemade vegetable pies. At a time when food prices are rising, adopting a plant-based diet is good for your wallet as well as your health. Photo: Asher Chan
Asher Chan’s homemade vegetable pies. At a time when food prices are rising, adopting a plant-based diet is good for your wallet as well as your health. Photo: Asher Chan
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