Friday, December 13, 2013

Healthy Food Costing Too Much for the Poor

There is a cold calculus that is unavoidable in the nether realm of poverty.
In a world where daily survival defines how every penny is spent, the future’s horizon is no farther away than the end of the week. Nothing can really exist beyond that. Not with a pocket full of lint and an empty stomach.

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Some of the comments after this article suggest that most people do not know how to shop and cook today.  This is true of all people, not just the poor.   Just look at the grocery buggy of the person behind you in line at the checkout.  It takes time and planning to cook from scratch so it must be extremely difficult  to eat healthy especially if you are working 2 jobs to stay afloat.

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