The 10 Healthiest Foods For Under $1

One of the biggest complaints among those who are attempting to eat healthy is the price. In general, processed foods are cheaper but may end up costing us more in the long run. Since the fuel crunch is causing the prices of almost everything to rise, DivineCaroline has assembled a list of the 20 healthiest foods for under $1. Check out the top 10, inside…

10. Watermelon
You can’t buy a whole watermelon for a buck, but a serving is only 20 cents or so and it has good amounts of Vitamin C, potassium and lycopene.

9. Broccoli
Is low in calories and price. It also a good source of vitamins A and C, potassium and fiber.

8. Garbanzo Beans
They are high in fiber as well as iron, folate and manganese.

7. Bananas
They are high in potassium and contain about 3 grams of fiber in a single banana.

6. Nuts
A good source of essential fatty acids, Vitamin E, and protein. Most nuts, except for pecans and macadamias, are low in cost

5. Apples
A good source of pectin and Vitamin C.

4. Potatoes
Eaten with the skin, potatoes contain a half day’s worth of Vitamin C and have a decent amount of potassium.

3. Kale
This is a dark, leafy green and has a healthy amount of Vitamin C, carotenoids, and calcium.

2. Eggs
You can get a half-dozen eggs for about $1. They are a good source of lutein and zeaxanthin.

1. Oats
Oats are high in fiber and carbohydrates. A dollar can buy you over a week’s worth of oats which you can eat with fruit or bake into cookies.

What are some of your favorite inexpensive health foods?

The 20 Healthiest Foods for Under $1 [DivineCaroline]
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  1. Anonymous says:

    I’m rather new to Consumerist, but in my short time here I’ve discovered that the people who run this site really like cats.

  2. purplesun says:

    Lentils and Chickpeas are good, too.

    Don’t know about the eggs, though. I pay a little extra for my eggs, since I get them locally at the Farmer’s Market on the weekends. At least then I know they came from happy chickens. :)

  3. jscott73 says:

    Wow, apart from the kale those items are always on my shopping list. We have also been buying whole wheat spagetti with a simple tomato sauce, pretty good for you and very cheap per serving.

  4. temporaryscars says:

    Cats. You can usually find them for free on Craigslist.com and they’re high in protein.

  5. whytheladyisatramp says:

    My only beef with this is that nuts are actually pretty expensive, at least in these parts – even in bulk, and even if you buy the broken-pieces ones.

    Dried fruits like apricots are often pretty cheap, and keep longer than fresh fruit (any food’s not really cheap if it spoils before you eat it). Fresh spinach is usually pretty cheap, too, if you buy the unwrapped bunch, not the stuff in the plastic bag which is a rip-off. Really, you’re gonna wash it anyway (right? right?) so how much effort do you save by paying the extra two bucks to have someone put it in a bag and tear the stems off for you?

  6. Anita Ham Sandwich says:

    9 grams of fiber in a banana?! According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, a medium banana has 3.1 grams.

  7. Skiffer says:

    This is a nice list, but the “under a $1″ is ultimately misleading.

    Most of these cannot / are not really eaten alone, like the linked article states with it’s serving suggestions.

    What’s really the point of oats for under $1, if you “Sprinkle with nuts and fruit” worth $4 or such?

  8. VA_White says:

    @purplesun: Me, too. I pay just $2.00 a dozen for eggs from truly pastured chickens at our farmer’s market, though. It’s less than the organic “cage free” eggs at the supermarket.

    My favorite low-cost healthy summer food is zucchini. If you can’t get armloads for free from a neighbor with a bumper crop, zucchini is just $2.00 for a big basket from my farmer’s market.

    Nutrition info:
    Zucchinis contain useful amounts of folate (24 mcg/100 g), potassium (280 mg/100 g) and vitamin A (384 IU [115 mcg]/100 g). Zucchinis are also an excellent source of vitamin C. Dark green zucchini also have some beta carotene and all types provide small quantities of minerals. Skin colours range from almost black, dark green, pale green, pale green with grey, and yellow. The darker the squash, the more the nutrients.

    With their high water content (more than 95 percent), zucchini squashes are very low in calories. There are only 13 calories in a half-cup of raw zucchini, with a slight increase to 18 calories in the same quantity cooked.

    Definitely wash your zucchini but don’t peel because most of the nutrients are in the skin.

    Source: [health.learninginfo.org]

  9. Bladefist says:

    10. Watermelon
    You can’t buy a whole watermelon for a buck, but a serving is only 20 cents or so and it has good amounts of Vitamin C, potassium and lycopene.

    And if you get an erection for more then 4 hours, contact your Dr.

    [news.bbc.co.uk]

  10. temporaryscars says:

    What about rhubarb? I don’t know if they’re healthy or not, but most people find it growing in their back yard.

  11. I’m eating #3 and #4 together tonight!

    Chop the kale into little pieces, steam it, and mash it in with the potatoes (which you are separately boiling and preparing to mash). Add a little skim milk into the mashing for smoothness. You can either eat it that way (as a side), or you can boil a summer sausage in with the potato, then take it out, cut it up into pieces, and add those to the mash to make it a full meal.

    It’s a modified version of a Dutch dish called stamppot. I’m not the biggest fan of the cabbage family (kale is in it), but this tastes really nice. I always mash skins on, but it’s up to you.

    You technically want an equal weight of kale and potatoes, which looks like way too much kale but it shrinks like crazy when you steam it. I usually just go with whatever proportions I feel like.

    Also, #8 — “garbanzo” is fun to say! :D

  12. Ringl says:

    @temporaryscars: I just about spit out my coffee when I read that.

    I love craigslist!

    @Skiffer: I agree about it feeling a little misleading. I spend a lot more at the grocery store when I’m looking to be healthy. My in-laws get around it by growing a lot of vegitables on their own.

  13. Walrii says:

    @MeredithK02: I suppose if you ate the banana peel, that might boost the fiber content a bit?

  14. Jay Slatkin says:

    @MeredithK02: Caroline eats her bananas wrapped in twine. Thanks, I’ll make the change.

  15. boss_lady says:

    Regardless of the actual prices of these items, it’s a great reference to have if you’re poor and on your own (like me). It’s good to know which foods will actually help me stretch the dollar and still, um, not get scurvy.

  16. @purplesun: Chick Peas and Garbonzo Beans (#8 onthe list) are the same thing.

  17. Chairman-Meow says:

    Dinner Ketteh sez: DO NOT WANT!

    Well, maybe the eggs. kthnxbai

  18. blue_duck says:

    @purplesun: Does a pissed off chicken produce an unsavory egg? Just wondering. What if said chicken is usually happy and just having a bad day?

  19. kale + garbanzo beans = crazy delicious

  20. Anita Ham Sandwich says:

    @Walrii: Mmm, banana peel. I usually deep-fry my bananas with a Fiber One batter to boost the fiber.

  21. FrugalFreak says:

    My favorites,
    1. mushrooms, low in cal and fairly cheap
    2. sauerkraut, great staple.
    3. polk sallet, leafy green found in Southern USA
    4. Stew-adding various healthy greens with minmum drip flavorings can bring you meat flavored meal with minimum protein but good healthy veggies.
    5. Fish, Fish is the protein approved by God, so It must be good for us since he designed both.

  22. purplesun says:

    @Front_Towards_Enemy: Ah, you’re right! See, I need my coffee. ;p I stand by the lentils, though.

    @blue_duck: I’ve never done such an experiment. However, I know for my own mental health, happy chickens produce eggs that make *me* happier to consume them. When I used to eat eggs from sad chickens, I always had a twinge of guilt attacking my insides. Not cool.

  23. Etoiles says:

    I wish I could stand the smell or taste of bananas. *sigh* Revolting things, those.

    I would like to know where eggs — even a half-dozen — are still under $1, though. Not in New York City and so far not anywhere I’ve found in Northern Virginia. That said, even at their current high prices they’re still great filler protein for the money.

  24. boss_lady says:

    For a dessert on the cheap, bake peeled, cored apples. I usually mix oats, cinnamon, and brown sugar together, stuff it into the cored center of the apple, and top with a little pat of butter. Put it in the oven at 375*F and bake until apples are soft. You can also roll the outside of the apples in cinnamon sugar before baking- it sticks pretty well on its own.

  25. TouchMyMonkey says:

    @EtoilePB: They’re talking about the ordinary white supermarket eggs, not the brown organic eggs you probably buy.

    /snark

  26. Macaroni is healthy and inexpensive as well as being tasty.

  27. JustinAche says:

    Actually, I got a 10 lb sweet watermelon for 2 bucks at my farmers market, so it’s damn close to a dollar if you want to count it

  28. TWinter says:

    Nuts are not that cheap. I love nuts and used to eat lots of almonds as snacks, but almond prices have gone through the roof in the last year or so and I cut back.

  29. sir_pantsalot says:

    @temporaryscars: And there is more than one way to skin/prepare them.

  30. edosan says:

    The moral of this list is you can say any food costs under $1.

    I say that fesh salmon is a healthy food buy for $1. you just get a really small portion.

  31. mermaidshoes says:

    nuts are CRAzy expensive–except for peanuts, which are gross, and mixed nuts, which are mostly peanuts. cashews and almonds (my faves) are pretty pricey. maybe i should plant some nut trees…

    and “under $1″ is kind of useless–under $1 for how much of the food?

  32. Scuba Steve says:

    This is exactly the conversation we had over at Digg about this.

    It’s nice to know these are relatively inexpensive items to add to your meal to make you healthier, but in reality, these are only cheap in specialty supermarkets, where the majority of low income people do not shop at.

    If you go to a regular shopping center for any of these items, you’ll end up seeing markups of 100%-200%.

  33. alumicor says:

    @MeredithK02:

    7. Bananas
    They are high in potassium and contain about 3 grams of fiber in a single banana.

    Um where do you see 9?

  34. FCL says:

    We have a lot of farms around here, and a dozen healthy, free-range eggs will easily cost right around $2.

    We do a lot of fresh green beans in my house. My kids actually really like them, and they’re cheap as all get-out.

  35. ElizabethD says:

    I interpreted the egg price as meaning ONE SERVING is under a dollar, not a dozen eggs.

    Eggs are great for quick, cheap suppers. My teens love omelets or scrambled eggs with diced tomato, herbs, and a sprinkling of shredded cheese in them.

    The incredible edible egg! (Thank you, Madison Avenue.)

  36. khiltd says:

    Kohlrabi is cheaper than broccoli and the taste is rather similar.

  37. guymandude says:

    “10. Watermelon You can’t buy a whole watermelon for a buck, but a serving is only 20 cents or so…”

    WTF are you guys buying your watermelons? The small round ones (basketball sized) are like 3.99$ each.

  38. Wally East says:

    Quinoa. Cheap and a complete protein.

  39. Gilbert Tang, Jr. says:

    I would be thrilled to find a cache of nuts for under $1 in Los Angeles.

    I mean, I guess if I buy them by the pound and calculate it as such to less than $1, I’m good to go, but I’m certain doing so will equate to about six nuts (of any kind)–hardly significant.

    Facetiousness aside, the point is that nuts are way too expensive.

  40. Greeper says:

    Qiunoa rocks. I cook it in water and a little orange juice and some dried cranberries, and it is crazy good and so much protein.

  41. Gilbert Tang, Jr. says:

    @guymandude: Doesn’t the sentence just prior to the quote you cite specifically state you cannot buy a whole watermelon for one dollar?

  42. ophmarketing says:

    I guess hoping to find “two-pack of Hostess Cupcakes” on the list was a bit unrealistic…

  43. SkittleKicks says:

    Black beans. Versatile enough to fill out burritos / tacos where you don’t have much money for meat and tasty enough to stand on their own when all you have is rice.

  44. speedwell (propagandist and secular snarkist) says:

    @FrugalFreak: Poke sallet (properly spelled) is the absolute last thing I would eat before I starved to death, as they say.

    My favorite trick is to save the water from cooking beans and vegetables (in the freezer) then combine it with vegetables from my CSA share that need to get used up, plus a can of tomato sauce if there are not enough tomatoes and a couple cloves of garlic, some spices, and the end of a bag of pasta. This makes a good hearty minestrone. There’s always much more then we can eat, and the leftovers (practically free) are welcomed by our friends and family who come nosing around on Friday asking if we “have any of that soup.”

  45. Marshfield says:

    @TWinter:

    True, nuts are NOT cheap. You’re lucky at the market to find any below $6.00/lb, and some packages run upwards of $12.00/lb for walnuts (what I buy most of, and know prices pretty well).

    You can do better at the bulk bin, but they’re still spendy.

  46. Marshfield says:

    @speedwell:

    Thanks for the proper spelling of Poke Sallet. I’ve been wondering for years about “Polk Salad Annie”, the 1969 song written and performed by Tony Joe White.

    I can hear the song in my head to this day:

    “Poke….
    Poke salad annie “(I think the song has salad, not sallet)

    And it makes total sense that it would be, basically, a weed you could eat if you were really broke and destitute, fits with the rest of the lyrics.

    I understand it causes severe gastrointestinal distress if not cooked properly, too.

  47. Anita Ham Sandwich says:

    @alumicor: It was originally 9…Jay edited it, but the original article that’s linked to still says 9.

  48. Omir The Storyteller says:

    I love me some bannanners, but they sure got a lot of cob to ‘em.

  49. teapartys_over says:

    All dried beans – they are so inexpensive and full of protein. There are a million ways to eat them. Many do not need to be soaked overnight, including black beans. And if you cook them yourself as opposed to canned, they are less mushy and have no BPA from the can lining. Black beans take 1-2 hours to cook, but if you’re home anyway there’s no work involved. You can literally pay $1 or less for a pound of beans, and that makes the equivalent of 4 or more cans.

    Black or kidney beans, some cooked rice, bell peppers and vinaigrette make a great summer cold salad. Same with white navy beans, cut tomatoes and basil with vinaigrette (I like to add mozzarella, but that would be a luxury item and not necessary).

  50. ChuckECheese says:

    @Eyebrows McGee: I must give props to this kale/potato thing, which the Irish know as colcannon. It’s a great way to sneak greens into anybody’s diet. Sauteed onions or a bit of garlic are nice additions too.

  51. I think I agree with some folks that eggs don’t belong on this list. Six eggs are under a dollar? Great! I bet a pint of milk is under a dollar too, so why isn’t milk on this list? Heck, super organic hippie tomatoes are only a dollar is you buy half of one.

  52. nsv says:

    Eggs are a fantastic protein. And when I was dead broke (as opposed to moderately broke, like now,) I lived for a long time on fried rice with eggs, with the occasional ramen dinner for variety.

    Actually, leftover rice is great, because I throw it into the pan with whatever is still hanging out in the fridge, plus an egg or two, and there’s a fried rice dinner for you.

    Rice and beans also make a complete protein.

    @VA_White: I thought you wrote “truly pasteurized chickens,” which I thought must have been a terribly painful process.

  53. nsv says:

    @Blueoysterjoe: Eggs are a food. Milk is a beverage. When they post the “healthiest beverages under a buck” list, check to see if milk is there.

    I’m taking this list to mean “under $1 for one serving” foods. One serving of eggs (two eggs, in my world,) is less than a buck. Last time I checked a dozen eggs were nowhere near $6.

  54. cothebadger says:

    Oats and beans can be bought in bulk and stored, too. My co-op purchases dry goods in addition to fruit and veggies so there’s no added cost the water that goes into canning such things.

  55. There's room to move as a fry cook says:

    The added bonus of watermelon is it’s Viagra like effects – for only a buck! [lifeandhealth.guardian.co.uk]

  56. iamlost26 says:

    @purplesun: umm… chickpeas = garbanzo beans?

    Anyway I thought this article was awesome, not just because of the list, but because it LINKED TO RECIPES in which you can use them! That’s what I really need.

  57. thelushie says:

    I found fresh snapbeans at Walmart last night for 99cents a pound. They were delicious!

  58. Cocotte says:

    Dried Lentils! Very cheap in bulk. When I was super-poor one of my staples was a single-dish lentil meal made by throwing chopped carrots, pepper and some fresh ginger into a pot of lentils. Half an hour, protein and vitamins and a full belly. Tasty too.

  59. varro says:

    @Front_Towards_Enemy: Our kitteh noms cauliflower and Doritos.

    Previous kitteh nommed broccoli, lima beans, and brussels sprouts, among other things.

  60. Cyclokitty says:

    The quickest and easiest dried bean to cook is black-eyed peas. They take only a little more time than lentils and if they aren’t soaked over night, they still cook quickly.

    After I’ve cooked the black-eyed peas I like to saute them in olive oil, onion, garlic, and collard greens. If tomatoes are on sale I add 1 or 2 chopped up after the greens have wilted.

    Serve the whole mess over brown rice.

    Great with any kind of meat (well, maybe not cat. Definitely chorizo sausages.)

    The only nuts I’ve found that were inexpensive were sunflower seeds. And those aren’t nuts… but very tasty sprinkled on salad!

  61. SchuylerH says:

    “Mmm. You can really taste the kale!”

  62. synergy says:

    Hmm. I’ve eaten half of that list in the last few days. Nice! :)

  63. BytheSea says:

    Cheap protein: 99 cent brick of tofu at Whole Foods. For being an expensive store, their tofu is far cheaper than anywhere else. Freeze it, wreck it, and put it in chile.

  64. failurate says:

    @Cyclokitty: Will definitely try the black-eyed peas/collard greens. Sounds awesome.

  65. WeAre138 says:

    This list lost all credibility because it failed to mention “Tofurky.”

  66. Gilbert Tang, Jr. says:

    @WeAre138: I wish Tofurky only cost $1. That stuff is expensive.

  67. dohtem says:

    @BytheSea: Please do not ship your Tofu to Chile!

  68. johnfrombrooklyn says:

    I’ve found good squirrel stew and pigeon pie are pretty cheap (provided you don’t get caught for shooting them.)

  69. legwork says:

    @blue_duck: About the happy/sad chickens and their eggs: yes, it can make a difference in taste, nutrition, and safety. Googling will turn up tons – and I’d love to see strong citations – but here’s a quickie from motherearthnews.com:

    • 1⁄3 less cholesterol
    • 1⁄4 less saturated fat
    • 2⁄3 more vitamin A
    • 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids
    • 3 times more vitamin E
    • 7 times more beta carotene

    Free range chickens are supposed to have ~1/4 the incidence of salmonella as factory chickens.

    Of course, there’s disagreement from the large cage growers and their regulators, but I haven’t seen anything more than statements that their eggs are just as good in all ways.

    As for taste, it’s largely about breed and diet. Free range chickens tend to have more variety in their diet so the eggs can vary slightly.

    We get most of our eggs from a friend that has two dozen hens on their small farm. I think our dog is the biggest beneficiary since “free range” means chicken herding will surely follow.

  70. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot says:

    With the prices going the way they have been, I have found that I can stretch my dollar easiest by eating stir-fry’s for my main meal each day. I get my rice bulk, and buy whatever meat and vegetables are on sale each week. You don’t need much meat to flavor the meal (or you can go vegetarian or add tofu cubes,) and tossing it with some fried garlic, parsley and green onions from my garden, it tastes delicious and costs very little. I can make a head of cauliflower, broccoli, celery, bean sprouts, and a bag of carrots last over a week this way.

  71. TwoScoopsRice says:

    Farmers’ markets for fresh veggies. Dried beans etc. when you have time to cook a stew or soup, like pea soup or lentil soup. Overripe bananas are often marked down and it doesn’t take too much in the way of other ingredients to make a smoothie or a couple loaves of banana bread. (Lots of bananas, make both and freeze some of the bread.)

    Stretch the veggies and tofu with leftover rice or some noodles (ramen packages for cheap, or chow mein or chow fun for better taste) in stir fry. You can also improve ramen’s nutritional value for not too much money by throwing in some green beans and/or doing egg-drop with a single egg for protein.

  72. @BytheSea:

    Tofu is crap by useable protein standards, all soy protein is.

  73. reykjavik says:

    This thread is the most pretentious self-righteous crap I’ve ever read. Its all just Park Slope faux hippies telling the world about how “healthy” they eat.

    We are all so proud of you. I’m so happy that you buy broccoli and tofu. And the world is just so utterly impressed that you buy your eggs at the farmers market. Its really a wonder how world peace has managed to elude us with people so morally and ethically righteous out there that even buy their eggs and tofu from a farmers market.

    After your all done writing down your healthy shopping list and letting us all know how unbelievably amazing your shit smells like, can you sit down with me and tell me how Obama will change the world and why you love Palestinians?

  74. speedwell (propagandist and secular snarkist) says:

    @reykjavik: Obama will change the world because he will either be the most powerful man in the world, or the runner-up. People that powerful can’t help but shape world policy. And I love Palestinians because I’m a humanist and they’re humans, 99 percent of whom are not psychopathic, superstition-addled, genocidal maniacs. Oh, and I’m Jewish. Stick that up your assorted orifices and light it on fire.

    I like the taste of tofu, and I hate the taste of factory-farmed eggs and milk. Why i even bothered to tell you that, I don’t know. My eating habits are my business, unless I’m participating in a peaceful, productive conversation with others of like mind, such as this thread. If you can’t handle the heat of the wok, stay out of the kitchen.

    Or, as you might put it, if you can’t stand the smell of shit, don’t hang out in the bathroom.

  75. speedwell (propagandist and secular snarkist) says:

    @NigerianScammer: Research. Do it. All the cool kids do.

  76. zyodei says:

    @speedwell: Obama won’t change shit. Get your head out of your ass. He is as bought and paid for as the rest of them, although possibly not clinically insane like McBomb. You think he will do shit for the Palestinians? Then maybe you didn’t watch him grovelling before AIPAC the day he secured the nomination.

    Good for you for rejecting factored farmed horrors. But I really do recommend taking another look at Tofu. It really isn’t nutritionally very sound, it is hard to digest and has hormones similar to Estrogen. Recent research linked heavy tofu consumption to memory decline in later years. Switch to Tempeh. As a six year vegetarian and near vegan, I felt a lot better when I stopped eating all non-fermented soy products.

  77. zyodei says:

    @reykjavik:

    Food is one of the most important political issues of our time. “If you control a population’s food supply, you control that population.” Wrestling control of the food supply from these nasty corporations, and establishing new models that present a viable alternative to the agri-corp, commoditized, sprayed and genetically engineered present that leaves farmers enslaved by the corporations and ultimately crushed, and leaves the consumers with nutritionally more and more empty food. A chronically nutritionally malnourished population is easy to control.

    The current situation with Genetically Modified Foods is very similar to the situation with TEL, Ethyl leaded gasoline in the 1920s. It’s a story everyone should know, read up on it. Even though the corporations clearly and unmistakably knew that putting lead in gasoline to raise octane presented an incalculably massive long-term risk to the entire world population, they did it anyway because it was cheap. Lead never goes away, and the atmospheric levels of this toxic metal are still astronomically higher than before this callous and short-sighted decision.

    That’s where we are with GMOs. People KNOW it’s bad. The fair, independent research clearly shows possible risks. But the corporations pay for their own research and create a media whitewash, so that people think it’s inconclusive, and want the less expensive choice. Switching to genetically modified crops, with “terminator” seeds that cannot produce new seeds, is the most fundamental switch in our food supply in the last ten thousands years, with extremely shaky evidence of its safety. By opting out of this system, you are making a powerful statement with your time, energy, and wallet.

    If you really care about the bigger picture, I highly recommend spending some time on an organic farm getting your hands dirty.

  78. janosha says:

    A half – dozen of eggs in NC will cost you $1.89

  79. lihtox says:

    @Blueoysterjoe: Typical serving size for eggs is maybe 2-3 eggs, no? (I’m thinking about the “three-egg omelets” at restaurants.) So even if a dozen eggs are $4, you get a serving for a buck, which I’d say fits the article.

  80. lihtox says:

    @zyodei: That’s where we are with GMOs. People KNOW it’s bad. The fair, independent research clearly shows possible risks.

    “Clearly shows possible risks”? Everything has “possible risks”–even drinking water can kill you. Sounds to me like the truth is “people think it might be bad”– enough reason to be cautious (and to expect to be warned), but not quite as serious as you make it out to be. (The terminator genes in seeds are reprehensible though, I agree.)

  81. speedwell (propagandist and secular snarkist) says:

    @zyodei: Oh, and I don’t support Obama. I’m actually a Ron Paul Republibertarian. I’m just pointing out that powerful people are powerful, something that should be obvious even to you but apparently isn’t.

    Oh, and as for tofu, quit drinking “Doctor” Mercola’s marketing department’s Kool-aid. He has some sort of psycho vendetta against soy, his information is (we’ll be polite and say) “questionable,” and his ethics are (we’ll be polite and say) equally “questionable.” As a woman whose mother died of estrogen-dependent breast cancer, and whose primary physician is a female oncologist with 40 years experience, and who is a five year vegetarian, I am fully aware of the real truth about soy.

    What is the truth? Brace yourself: Don’t overdo it (that is, don’t have miso soup with tofu for breakfast with a glass of soymilk, tofu hot dogs for lunch, and a tofu stir fry with soybean sprouts for dinner) and you’ll be fine.

  82. @speedwell:
    You don’t think I would make such a statement without researching it do you? You look it up, among proteins, tofu ranks among the lowest with the amount of usable protein. The highest being whey protein.

  83. Saboth says:

    Kale is some of the worst tasting stuff I’ve ever had the displeasure of eating.