Eating Healthy Might Prove Too Expensive for Poor

We tend to blame the obesity epidemic in the United States on people making the wrong lifestyle choices -- for example, eating a Big Mac instead of carrot sticks or Twinkies instead of an apple. New research shows, however, that the price of healthy food may be too high for many low-income families to afford, and experts say the government needs to step in. A new study published in the journal of the American Dietetic Association finds that a low-income family would have to devote 43 to 70...Full Story
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