Save Money and Eat Healthier by Getting Back to Basics

Just how much will you save?

Drink Price Sugars Calories
Per Serving
OLD SHOPPING LIST
2 liter Diet Coke $1.50 (on sale) 0 0
2 liter Coke Classic $1.50 (on sale) 27 100
8 pack Gatorade $5.99 (on sale) 14 50
9 pk Mott’s for Tots Apple Juice $3.29 13 50
1 gallon Arizona Iced Tea w/ lemon $3.00 (on sale) 24 9
1 gallon organic milk $5.99 12 100
Total $21.27
NEW SHOPPING LIST
2 gallons organic milk $5.99 12
Total $11.98

Total Savings: $9.29
Ingredients linked to potential health problems not consumed: Potassium Benzoate (1 product), Phosphoric Acid (2 products), Aspartame (1 product), High Fructose Corn Syrup (3 products), Red 40 (1 product)

The bottom line:

Stick to tap water and milk for your kids. Save the sodas, fruit drinks, juices, pre-made teas, lemonades, and sports drinks for special occasions. You’re kids will consume less calories, sugars, and chemicals and you’ll spend less money.

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