Stat!: Is the Standard American Diet Sickening?
Posted on Monday, June 16th, 2008
Percentage of disposable income spent on food in the U.S. in 1984: about 15
Percentage spent on health care: about 9
Percentage spent on food in 2004: less than 10
Percentage spent on health care: 16.2
Source: Oil and Food Don’t Mix (Salon)