The Culinary Geek
Grocery prices rose 6.2% from October 2010 to October 2011, according to the USDA's Economic Research Service. The agency predicts a further 3 to 4% increase in grocery prices in 2012.
If you're having trouble sticking to your household grocery budget, don't stop buying more expensive healthy foods in favor of cheap junk foods. Instead, start looking for foods that are both nutritious and affordable.
Learn about some good options in my Financial Edge article for Investopedia, Eat Healthy and Save Money. Also read my previous article, Eating Healthy on a Budget.