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Politics: How is the healthcare crisis related to the high cost of healthy foods?

Posted by Catherine Morgan on March 18, 2010

Are healthcare, politics, and the high cost of healthy foods related?

Yes.

Let me start by saying…I am so sick of politics I could throw-up. But that said, this is about much more than politics. It’s about the warped reality we are all living in, from the White House to our local supermarket and fast food joint.

About two weeks ago I read an article comparing the cost of health care to the cost of food. It suggests that the best way to solve the healthcare crisis, is for all consumers to be forced to pay more for healthcare – Because then people would think about the cost before “choosing” certain tests and treatments. What a shocking revelation…Who would have thought (other than the CATO Institute) that the people who can’t afford expensive health care services would “choose” not to have them? Although, I wouldn’t really consider that a choice.

*Read full post at catherine.morgan.com

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One Response to “Politics: How is the healthcare crisis related to the high cost of healthy foods?”

  1. With health eating and wise grocery shopping, a person’s grocery bill may be all the health care he needs.

    Developing a health eating plan and shopping to fit this plan is a definite way to prevent many diseases and to stay healthy.

    Individuals must take responsibility for their health and not the politicians. This is one way to keep health care cost down.

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