More about the Cheap & Healthy Diet Plan

Find out more about the Cheap & Healthy Diet Plan

You'll find all the recipes and tips you'll need for the plan on the e-mail we've sent you. If you are still having trouble accessing any part of the plan please e-mail us at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com

All about BBC Good Food's Cheap & Healthy Diet Plan

PorridgeA healthy diet should be balanced and followed all year round. This three-day plan serves two people and comes in at just £30*. There is also a vegetarian option of the plan available for those wish to avoid meat. These three days are designed to kick-start your healthy habits and help you to see the benefits of healthy eating quickly. The recipes have been created by food writer Sara Buenfeld in collaboration with Good Food's nutritional therapist Kerry Torrens. Kerry has also provided additional nutritional tips and information to help you make informed choices and carry on eating well after the three days.
*Based on a shop at Tesco

What to expect from these three days

PizzaOur plan has been designed to ensure you get a minimum of your 5-a-day, plenty of whole-grains and we’ve included one portion of oily fish to count towards your weekly quota. We’ve also included foods that provide some of the common nutrients lacking in our modern day diets, like vitamin D and magnesium. While following the plan you are free to change days around or repeat them, but try not to swap individual meals, that’s because each day is calculated to ensure you get the optimal mix of foods as well as the nutrients and calories you need. 

How will you feel?Dhal pies

By following our plan you can expect to feel lighter and more energised, plus after three days you should find you're more inclided to make healthier choices on your own. All three days include all the nutrients you need for good health and proves that, even if money is tight, healthy eating is within reach.

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or on medication, you should check with your doctor first before you do any diet plan.

Please note the Cheap & Healthy newsletter is completely separate to BBC Good Food’s regular weekly newsletter.

All health content from BBC Good Food is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. Any healthy diet plan featured by BBC Good Food is provided as a suggestion of a general balanced diet and should not be relied upon to meet specific dietary requirements. If you have any concerns about your general health, you should contact  your local health care provider.

Comments, questions and tips

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themightyatom
5th Jan, 2015
How do I sign up?
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goodfoodteam
5th Jan, 2015
Hi there, sorry for the confusion - please go to this page, enter your e-mail address and you will recieve the plan. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/bbc-good-foods-cheap-healthy-diet-planIf you still have any issues please send us an e-mail at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com and we'll send you the plan directly.Many thanksThe Good Food team
Belinda 57
2nd Jan, 2015
Sorry but £30 for 3 days is not cheap. At £10 per day this is £70 per week times are hard and a lot if people have not got £70 a week to spend on food. You need to set a more realistic budget , as its people on a budget that are struggling to eat helthey
greyedwv
8th Jan, 2015
Yes, that's just what I was thinking! I will try this for three days but wouldn't normally want to spend that much.
gerry4
12th Jan, 2015
a lot of the recipes are spicy, what if you need to be careful of spicy foods?
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goodfoodteam
13th Jan, 2015
Hi there, Feel free to make the recipes as spicy or as mild as you desire - they'll still be delicious and healthy!Many thanks,The Good Food team
yemyee1989
5th Jan, 2015
How do I sign up to it?
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goodfoodteam
13th Jan, 2015
Hi there, sorry for the confusion - please go to this page, enter your e-mail address and you will recieve the plan. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/bbc-good-foods-cheap-healthy-diet-planIf you still have any issues please send us an e-mail at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com and we'll send you the plan directly.Many thanksThe Good Food team
dohajane
5th Jan, 2015
How do I sign up? No link for sign up available.
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goodfoodteam
13th Jan, 2015
Hi there, sorry for the confusion - please go to this page, enter your e-mail address and you will recieve the plan. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/bbc-good-foods-cheap-healthy-diet-planIf you still have any issues please send us an e-mail at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com and we'll send you the plan directly.Many thanksThe Good Food team
shelaghhutson
2nd Jan, 2015
email prompt missing from this page
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goodfoodteam
5th Jan, 2015
Hi there, sorry for the confusion - please go to this page, enter your e-mail address and you will recieve the plan. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/bbc-good-foods-cheap-healthy-diet-planIf you still have any issues please send us an e-mail at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com and we'll send you the plan directly.Many thanksThe Good Food team
annwelch
2nd Jan, 2015
Should there be a direct link on this page as the only way I've found to access the news letter for this diet is via the search box at the top of the page. Same goes for the clean and lean diet.
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goodfoodteam
5th Jan, 2015
Hi there, sorry for the confusion - please go to this page, enter your e-mail address and you will recieve the plan. http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/bbc-good-foods-cheap-healthy-diet-planIf you still have any issues please send us an e-mail at goodfoodwebsite@bbc.com and we'll send you the plan directly.Many thanksThe Good Food team
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