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The greatest food in human history In terms of cost-per-calorie, no locavore, organic veggie can compete with the McDouble
  • By KYLE SMITH
  • Last Updated: 8:35 PM, July 29, 2013
  • Posted: 10:35 PM, July 27, 2013
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Kyle Smith
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What is "the cheapest, most nutritious and bountiful food that has ever existed in human history" Hint: It has 390 calories. It contains 23g, or half a daily serving, of protein, plus 7% of daily fiber, 20% of daily calcium and so on.

Also, you can get it in 14,000 locations in the US and it usually costs $1. Presenting one of the unsung wonders of modern life, the McDonald's McDouble cheeseburger.

The argument above was made by a commenter on the Freakonomics blog run by economics writer Stephen Dubner and professor Steven Levitt, who co-wrote the million-selling books on the hidden side of everything.

 

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