Nickel and dime your way to health: ChooseMyPlate launches new grocery budgeting resource

In an economy which is struggling to balance itself, we all would like to get more bang for our buck - especially when we're at the grocery store. And on the surface, eating and buying healthy can appear much more expensive. Well, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (ChooseMyPlate.gov) this week announced a new tool in its resource [...]

Your plate: Budgeting for cost, or for convenience?

Think it's cheaper to pick up a pre-packaged pizza than browse your supermarket's produce aisle? Recent studies are saying, "Absolutely." According to an article written on Food Navigator-USA by Elaine Watson last week, studies released by searchers in the U.S. and the UK have concluded that more nutrient-dense food (meaning foods better for you with [...]