the price of food, literally

Background: a few years back someone in the keto community posted a chart comparing the price of burger patties from various fast food joints. The intention was good, like, if you were in a jam, wanted something to eat, and didn’t have many options.

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Cool. That’s not how my brain works, though. Grams of protein per dollar, totes. And then compare calories to see which of them might be loaded with added fat (QaDRoT*: exclude those options at fast food joints).

*QaDRoT: quick and dirty rule of thumb

This holds true across the boards: from fancy fish/meat to fast food burger patties to protein bars.

Also, what you pay for is what you get (mostly). Hear me out!

So, what’s the magic number, grams of protein per $$?

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