Changes in the American diet during the past 3 decades

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit: Lam Thuy Vo / NPR

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Credit: Lam Thuy Vo / NPR

With the notion that Americans have started to move toward healthier diets, the reality sets in for those who are interested in self sustaining lifestyles for how everyone else chooses to keep riding the track of processed food consumption. This article over @ Mother Jones gives good insight on just how we have spent our money on foods, and the plummeting prices (in adjusted dollars) since 1982. An interesting read.

This graph is just one they use to provide the facts behind the point.

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