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Welcome the New Year with The Whole Deal

Here’s a New Year’s resolution we can help you keep – eat healthier on a budget! We’re ready to help you save your way to a healthier you with the January/February issue of The Whole Deal value guide. Kick start the new year with over $50 in manufacturer coupons, recipes, and money-saving tips plus a 7-day Health Starts Here™ meal planner. Coupons - print the coupons you want, when you want Sure Deals! - high-quality products where you get more of the good stuff for less than you think Three Under $3 - at $2.99 or less, you won't find a better value than our selection of Three Under $3 items Healthy Eating Meal Planner - offers a week's worth of menu ideas (breakfast, lunch and dinner!), recipes and a shopping list for a fresh start to health Budget-Friendly Recipes - recipes just right for you and your wallet As always, The Whole Deal in-store value guide is packed with tips and ideas to get 2011 off to a healthy and budget-happy start. Check out these money-saving, time-saving and health-saving tips: Freeze peeled bananas and other ripe fruit for smoothies with no ice needed or to blend up a bowl of Banana Nice Cream. Substitute “soda” with sparkling water—naturally flavored (no artificial additives!) or with just a splash of 100% juice. Sure Deal alert: Our Whole Foods Market™ Italian Sparkling Mineral Water gives you lots of bubbles without any calories or artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners for $1.69. Keep organic chopped spinach in the freezer for sprinkling into smoothies and soups. Never had spinach in a smoothie before? Try it out in our Get Your Greens smoothie recipe. Prep and cook on a day off for an easy healthy week: soup, beans, cut veggies, salad dressing, dips and spreads, steamed and roasted vegetables. Make herbal teas your main-stay before meals, after meals and between meals. Discover the wide variety of flavors, some naturally sweet, and brew your own for the best value. Learn more about our healthy eating pillars in this issue of The Whole Deal and visit our Health Starts Here™ website to learn more about how to take charge of your health. Healthy eating can be fun, delicious and affordable for everyone!