We are what we eat. Truer words were never spoken.
Not literally, of course. But suffice it to say what you ingest will affect your body in one way or another. And when you’re broke, you eat on the cheap. Here in America, cheap usually means eating the most unhealthy foods and drinks available.
In the spirit of full disclosure, I recently converted to a largely organic diet. I feel great, have more energy, sleep better and lost 10 pounds in 30 days.
This will not be a diatribe on healthy eating, mostly.
Instead, let’s look at how economic status affects diet, and by extension one’s health.