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(article, Cynthia Lair)
What keeps you from preparing family meals from fresh, local, organic food? [%image reference-image float=left width=200 caption="Soup's on."] Is it time? Lack of cooking skills? Money? Americans demand cheap food; they even brag about how little they spend for food. But as we all know, cheaper is not necessarily better for our well-being. And heavens to Betsy, it doesn't taste better. If you don't believe me, stop the car and really chew! Did you know that in the 1960s, Americans spent 18 percent of their budget on food and 5 percent on health care? Today we spend 9 percent on food and 16 percent on health care. What does this tell us? What roadblocks keep you from eating well?