The Economics of Healthy Foods

A common reason given for eating a diet that does not meet dietary recommendations is that it the recommended diet is more expensive. A new report bythe USDA's Economic Research Service debunks this contention by comparing prices of healthy and less healthy foods using three different price metrics: price of food energy, price of edible…

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Buying Good Food without Breaking the Bank

Jacob, one of the Old Testament Bible characters, lived through seven years of famine in Egypt. When he was old he wrote, "God...fed me all my life long..." (Genesis 48:15) Today, in the current economic crunch, we can trust Him to feed us, too.However, He does expect us to use judgment and restraint in not…

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