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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The Cost of Eating Healthy

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that as unemployment rises people are increasingly turning to unhealthy-but more affordable-meals. These six food comparisons show how tough it is to be budget- and health-conscious during hard times, but there are reasons why you should spend money on the healthy version.

Tropicana Pure O.J.: $0.50 per 1 cup serving (8 fl oz)
Sunny D: $0.16 per 1 cup serving (8 fl oz)

Why the Healthier Choice Is Worth the Splurge: Orange juice has vitamin C and folate, which is good for your heart and helps prevent serious birth defects.
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