We’re drinking more soda for several reasons. Above all, the inflation-adjusted price has fallen 34 percent since the late 1970s, largely because it can be manufactured more cheaply than in the past. Meanwhile, the average real cost of fruits and vegetables has risen more than 30 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

David Leonhardt in NY Times (via Aaron Cohen at kottke.org)

We know it costs more to eat healthily. Reminders never hurt.

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