For those who think it is ridiculously expensive to do things this way, let me tell you…my old whole food eating costs in the past was WAY more expensive than the current nutrition plan I’m on these past several years. And I’m just as healthy if not more so. [/quote]
Excellent point. Last week I was stocking up at TJ’s and noticed new price tags everywhere. I don’t keep track of the price of everything, but according to my memory, it looked like prices were jumping 10-20% on many items. Same thing with some of the food items at Costco. Costco’s dog food has doubled in 3 years or so. I think this is part of the effect of the massive inflationary policies the Fed has been following.
Now I have not done the math so I might be wrong, but I don’t think food supplements have risen in price as much as a lot of other foods. This leads to the idea that supplements, like say MAG-10 as a protein source, could end up being a more cost-efficient protein source for building/maintaining muscle, if you could calculate how many servings are needed to build a pound of muscle for example.
Also, time is money…if you can achieve a certain result faster with a supplement than with supermarket foods, at my age that’s worth something.