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It costs more to eat well, according to a research study out of the University of Washington. Hoping to see what effect the new U.S. dietary guidelines would have on a family’s pocketbook, researchers —  including Pablo Monsivais, acting assistant professor at the University of Washington and part of the Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research […]

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I just read a story about comments made by Kate O’Beirne, MSNBC talking head and editor of the conservative National Review. Ms. O’Beirne moderated a Republican strategy session (The 112th Congress and The New Promise of American Life: Less from Washington, More of Ourselves) at the Hudson Institute Friday. During the discussions, she said the […]

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Foods that Poor People Eat

I can remember sitting down to snacks of powdered mashed potatoes or macaroni and cheese. (Even as a child I craved carbs!) I’d come home to an empty house and want to eat something. My mom was not one to buy a lot of junk food, but she did buy boxed side dishes. And so […]

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