What types of foods does the US government subsidize? Meaning, what kinds of farmers or agricultural corporations receive financial aid from the government? The answer actually lies in a question: "Why Does a Salad Cost More than a Big Mac?"
Relatively recently, my family and I have been trying very hard to eat healthier. For years, it was just cheaper to eat fatty, calorie-laden foods, and it showed in its effects on our health and weight. I was 50 pounds overweight, and when I decided to change my poor eating habits, I could hardly believe how much money we had to spend at the grocery store in order to eat well (fresh fruits, vegetables, and lean meats). And I'm not talking about shopping at Whole
Want proof? The next time you go to the grocery store, check the price of 99% extra lean ground turkey, and compare it to an equivalent amount of regular (fatty) ground beef. What other odd pricing structures have you noticed?