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Study Dispels Belief that Plant-Based, Healthy Diets are Expensive

January 14, 2016 /

Research conducted byThe Miriam HospitalandThe Rhode Island Community Food Bankdemonstrated that – contrary to popular belief – healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables are affordable. In fact, the study found that a plant-based, extra-virgin olive oil diet is cheaper than the most economical recommendations for healthy eating coming from theUnited States Department of Agriculture(USDA).