As health concerns are directly linked to our food, more people are choosing healthier options. The problem is that people find healthy food more expensive than they expected. So why are healthy foods so expensive? Why is healthy food so expensive?
Factors like the different seasons for growing vegetables and fruits, their transportation and fertilizers as well as storage are all very costly to farmers. Farmers grow vegetables and fruit less often because they don’t get subsidies. This leads to higher costs.
In the past, people ate healthy and relied on family farms to provide most of their fresh produce. With urbanization, many people have abandoned family farming and moved into urban areas to find better working conditions.
This has led to a great deal of pressure being placed on farmers in regards to growing healthy food. Most nutritious food isn’t subsidized, but the demand for unhealthy foods and animal products have increased. This has created an imbalance between the production and supply of healthy food.
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