Is Healthy Food Really More Expensive Than Junk?

Yes, HOWEVER, there’s more to the story. A comprehensive Harvard study found that on average, healthier eating costs $1.50 more per day more than less nutritious choices. Indeed, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts is $550 more per year than a diet reliant on, for example, processed foods, meats, and refined grains. While the added expense is less than most of us would guess, it can be burdensome for families and folks on fixed incomes.

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Fuel for the Firefighters

Firefighters save countless numbers of people across the world and put their lives at risk each time they respond to a call. And in many communities, up to 56 percent of firefighting personnel are volunteers. Let’s show them our appreciation by dropping off an easy-to-make container of soup, a batch of cookies, or a delicious casserole.

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