Tuesday , 24 October 2017

If Food Were Health Care

If Food Were Health Care
contributed by MrsDAllan

If Food Were Health Care

If food prices had risen at the same rates as medical inflation since the 1930’s, we would be paying an astronomical amount for common grocery items as evidenced below.


1 dozen eggs $ 80.20
1 pound apples $ 12.23
1 pound sugar $ 13.70
1 roll toilet tissue $ 24.20
1 dozen oranges $ 107.90
1 pound butter $ 102.07
1 pound bananas $ 16.04
1 pound bacon $ 122.48
1 pound beef shoulder $ 43.57
1 pound of coffee $ 64.17
10 item total $ 586.56
 

Source: American Institute for Preventive Medicine, 2007

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