Healthy Eating Is NOT More Expensive..

June 13, 2012 at 8:05 pm 1 comment

Yes I admit, I believe there is a link between bright, alert kids and healthy eating habits. Healthy kids are usually much more alert than kids who have potato chips and soda for breakfast or lunch. However, we have always been told that it is more expensive to eat healthy foods instead of junk foods.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed it.

“A study, recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Economic Research Service, found that healthy foods like beans, carrots, milk, and yogurt are actually less expensive than ice cream sandwiches, cinnamon buns, and soda.” 

Here’s the link to read more: http://candostreet.com/blog-parents/2012/06/healthy-food-is-not-more-expensive-than-junk-food/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+candostreet%2Fparents-teachers+%28Can+Do+Street+Blog+-+For+Parents+%26+Teachers%29

C. Lynn Williams
MsParentguru
www.clynnwilliams.com/site

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Entry filed under: family, healthy eating, junk foods, Parenting, Us. Department of Agriculture.

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