The Wall Street Journalrecently 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.