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Don't buy in bulk.

Studies have shown that 93 percent of Americans buy food they never use, so only buy as much as you need, then use it. We throw away millions and millions of pounds of edible food a year, at home and at restaurants. Use our grocery shopping tips to help you tame your over consumption habits. Find out more on our blog.

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Angela Kim is the Marketplace Public Insight analyst. She is responsible for outreach efforts that engage the public and encourage them to share their insights on topics Marketplace covers via social media, multimedia projects, and the Public Insight Network. Follow Kim on Twitter @angelaishere

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