Monday, October 10, 2011

"Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?"

I love this picture!  Mark Bittman, columnist for the New York Times, recently wrote an article called, "Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?"  I know I've read the argument that it cost more money to eat healthy than it does to eat a more processed diet. Bittman challenges this argument in the article. He says dinner at McDonald's will cost a family around $28 while a simple home cooked meal of roasted chicken with vegetables and a salad and milk will only cost about $14, and feed four or even six people.I really like the examples he provided in the picture. Click on the article to see a bigger shot of the picture.

© Belinda Richardson and Frugal Workshop, 2011.
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