Navigating the world of food can be something akin to being abandoned in a jungle.
Your participation is non-negotiable, the choices are endless, and often, it's a battle between what is convenient, and what will serve you in the long term. To say the least, the odds are stacked against fresh produce and cooking at home when pretty packaging and processed foods promise faster, easier and—the real kicker—cheaper results. But, the value of produce vs. that of processed is negotiable, and even misrepresented in grocery stores run on measuring value by pounds as opposed to servings. Check this out: Produce can be cheaper, with the addition of a little planning.