Have you ever bought something then later you regret having bought the item?
Every day people make these kinds of purchases without questioning the importance of these purchases.
Whether you want to save money, manage your money better or live a healthy life there are certain things you should stop buying to achieve your goals.
1. Unhealthy Food and Snacks
Sweets, biscuits, cakes, ice cream, fast foods, processed meat are all look and taste delicious, wouldn’t you agree? But are they healthy or good for you body?
We all know that these food taste good because they are overloaded with a lot of sugar, salt and unhealthy fats.
There are many healthy substitutes you can make instead of eating these unhealthy food and snacks.
For example, when you need something sweet you do not always have to go and eat sweets or ice cream, a cake, you can substitute these with a sweet fruit like a banana or a handful of grapes.
There is always a better substitute for that unhealthy food so next time you crave for unhealthy food think of a better substitute
You can easily make your own pasta sauce instead of buying from a supermarket.
Making your own pasta is much healthier than buying pasta sauce from a supermarket which is usually full of sugar, salt and additive.
According to an article written in the Daily News, one of the leading brands of pasta sauce has sugar as much sugar as a Mars bar. Would you agree that this is way too much sugar?
The health problems that comes with to much sugar in your diet include obesity and diabetes.
You can take a small step in reducing these health risks by avoiding buying food with added sugar including pasta sauces. Make your pasta sauces.
Here is my healthy Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe.
3. Lottery Tickets And Scratch Cards
Everyone dreams of winning a big Lottery ticket or a big win on a scratch card. I know not all people agree with me much on my views of not buying lottery.
But have you asked yourself what are the odds you winning that big lottery ticket?
Well, you will be surprised according to the national lottery the odds of you winning that big lottery ticket are 1 in 10 million.
I find so many people comforting themselves every now and again after losing saying ” Oh well I lost this time, the money is going to be used for the good cause anywhere”.
I say think again?
4. Fizzy Drinks
Fizzy drinks contain too much sugar. Consuming too much sugar is not only bad for your teeth its also bad for your overall health.
Over to you
What else do you think you are wasting your money on?
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