Is The Recession Making Us Gain Weight?

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Hilary Walke on Nov 5, 2009 at 10:20AM

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Is The Recession Making Us Gain Weight?

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Frozen Meal vs. Ramen Noodles

Frozen calorie-controlled meal: $3.00
Ramen noodle packet: $0.22

Why the Healthier Choice Is Worth the Splurge: A frozen meal is easy to make, but ramen noodles are cheaper and more satisfying to our carb cravings. However, ramen noodles are loaded with fat and have hardly any nutritional benefits, while a calorie-controlled frozen meal leaves you full and satisfied without going overboard.
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