Sunday, September 5, 2010

Denver Post: Healthier Eating Comes with a Price

Yet another wonderful article from Karen Auge at The Denver Post about the problems with our current food systems. Here she is detailing how the pricing structure (caused in part by agriculture subsidies) reinforces unhealthy eating. Why is it that 6 servings of fresh peaches -- even in season -- cost as much as 18 servings of boxed macaroni and "cheese"?

This chart was taken from The Post article, and it demonstrates an unfailing rule -- if you want to understand why something is happening, follow the money. Click here to read the full article.

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