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Why eating healthy is so expensive in America

I asked the experts how to eat healthy on a budget. Here’s what they told me...  Fresh fruits and veggies are more expensive to farm than crops that will be processed. Produce relies on human labor rather than machines, and machines are more efficient and cheaper in the long run. But the US government also doesn’t subsidize leafy vegetable crops in the same way it supports wheat, soy, and corn, vital ingredients in a lot of junk food.  Read more...

 

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