True satiety is liberation from the daily struggle to not eat just because you can, it's free, or any other seductive reason. - Bonnie Modugno, MSRD
While the title of this video is Debunking the Paleo Diet, this is a fascinating presentation for all. No matter what your type of diet, from Vegan to Paleo, I recommend watching it.
While the entire presentation is enlightening, the part about sugar cane compared to drinking a soda was the highlight for me.
One of my pet-peeves is overpaying for food and beverage outside of my home - like the $7 can of beer I had at a "fancy" restaurant the other night. So ... while the example below is not specifically about health food, I will present how many of us overspend on coffee.
In the past, I was a Starbucks fan. Now, I rarely indulge. Candidly, I find the coffee to be extremely strong and bitter. Here's a home-brew versus Starbucks comparison.
Of course, I am giving Starbucks the "benefit of the doubt", because the number of cups is far greater for the home-brew. A true comparison would result in annual savings of $682 - (I felt bad for Starbucks).
Bottom-line is this: Using the $445 annual savings, you could prepare about 45 home-cooked meals. So, when people tell me that eating food with health benefits is expensive, I just laugh it off.
P.S. Okay, so you don't like that example. How about this? The cereal I eat costs $2.59 per box. I always have a $1 coupon. So, my net expense is $1.59 for a box of cereal. That's about .32 cents for breakfast. Add the fruit and milk that goes on it and you're up to .50 cents for a breakfast. As I said, eating food with health benefits is not expensive.
Welcome to my blog about diet, health, and lifestyle issues. You'll find snippets and tidbits to assist with living a healthier lifestyle. Enjoy. - Ken Leebow
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