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Is fast food really cheaper?

You may be amazed and delighted to finally have the true analysis that you can eat healthfully for a lot less money than it takes to buy fast food.


These three nutrition class students went shopping and priced all of this food at the markets or fast food restaurants in May of 2010. Take note that they carefully shopped for healthy food at discount markets, including the Dollar stores. They and I were surprised to find some really good prices on really good food including wild salmon.


They calculated the price of the meals for one day for … Read the rest

Can You Afford to Eat Cheap Fast Food?

While teaching the college nutrition class for several years now some students have said that they cannot afford to eat healthy food including more vegetables and fruit in their diets. I have wondered if that premise was actually true.

Then in the documentary Food, Inc. a poor working class family also said that they could not afford healthy food and so relied on fast food hamburgers and soft drinks for their meals.

On top of the obvious health hazards of lots sugar and unhealthy fat in this diet, they were also eating a lot of genetically modified food. The United … Read the rest