Fruits And Vegetables Are Better Than Unhealthy Food Case Study
Two cups of broccoli doesn’t even equal one ounce of chips. It only equals one hundred calories which is more than most eat in one sitting (Hellmich 1). When given this fact it is clear to see the vegetable is the more cost effective option. This is not the only case in which this can be observed. Hellmich gives even more examples of healthy food that are cheaper per portion include onion, carrots, pinto beans, potato, bananas, OJ, and lettuce. This is compared to soft drinks, ice cream, chocolate candy, sweet rolls, fried chicken, and French fries which are more expensive. Andrea Carlson who is an economist and the co-author of the report from the US Dept. of Agriculture made the statement, “Like every food group there are cheap veggies and fruits, and pricey ones” (Hellmich 1). The cheapest healthy food according The Hellmich include Grains like bread, oatmeal, and rice by portion and weight. The most expensive of the meat is chicken and fish. When given this information eating healthy and making food at home does not sound as …show more content…
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