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How Many Calories One Dollar Will Buy

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First Posted: 06/17/11 12:15 PM ET Updated: 08/17/11 06:12 AM ET

The New York Times:

Lapham’s Quarterly has put together a graphic showing how many calories a dollar will buy in various forms, including lettuce, canned tuna, a bottle of Coca-Cola and a McDouble sandwich at McDonald’s. It’s a good illustration of one of the problems with the American diet: unhealthy food is often a lot cheaper than healthy food.

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