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Old 03-31-2006, 05:26 PM   #11
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talking about the cost of fresh fruits and vegetables.......

considering it takes about one large fresh potato to make a 12 oz. bag of potato chips.......which is cheapest?
a bag of fresh raw potatoes
a 12 ounce bag of chips
or a 2 pound bag of frozen french fries?
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Old 03-31-2006, 05:46 PM   #12
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Thanks for explaining. I tend to ignore the ads...
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Old 03-31-2006, 05:59 PM   #13
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Point take, bethzaring. But potatoes are realatively cheap in general. How about $3-$4 for one red pepper or $4/lb grapes or $5 for a half pint of berries? Which is cheaper and will fill you up, the berries or a gigantic bag of potato chips?
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Old 03-31-2006, 06:53 PM   #14
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I see so many young people filling up their carts with things that don't have a vitamin of any sort in them, but with junk of all kinds. If the junk is left off, there is more money for real food. Also, some of the youngsters in the grocery store don't even know what the veggies and fruits are. Unless it is a banana or an apple, they ask "what is this?" Grocery stores should make them recognize whatever is being sold before putting them on the register. I don't know much about a vegan diet, but I'm not interested in whatever those who are doing the documentary (?) have to say. I think it is their own agenda they are pushing, not the health of the children, usually.
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Old 03-31-2006, 07:35 PM   #15
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I clicked through to see what it's about (hey gotta support our board right? LOL!) and it's someone named Doctor Lisa Hark?

I agree with ya'll on the price of fresh veg. Frozen is usually cheaper (in our neck of the woods anyway) or canned, but some things just taste better when you cut it up yourself (Broccoli for me :D)

Our grocer just put Broccoli on sale 99 cents a pound so we got 3 pounds, blanched and froze it but after blanching it nearly didn't make it to the freezer LOL! (I can eat Broccoli like candy)

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