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In times of stress, many seek solace in comfrot food. Whether you are studying for a final exam all night or getting over a bad breakup, sometimes it feels like you need some munchies to get you through. Now that we find ourselves hit by economic woes, scientists in the public health field are concerned that American eating habits may go from bad to worse.
According to one study, six out of 10 Americans say that they have recently changed their grocery-buying habits by opting for food of lesser quality. Unfortunately, cheap food can often be equated with bad food, as evident by the McDonald's Value Menu! The correlations don't stop there: Adam Drewnoski, an epidemiology professor says that, 'All evidence suggests that obesity is the toxic consequence of a failing economic environment."
Have you changed your spending ways when it comes to your grocery list? Can you find ways to live healthier and budget at the same time, by cutting out some other activity or expense? [MSNBC]