Condiment shopping

A little history lesson The first video begins with the cold hard truth that’s difficult for a lot of people to swallow. Kraft foods, the largest food and beverage manufacturer in the United States, was actually owned by Phillip Morris beginning in 1989. Yes, that Phillip Morris. The second video expands upon that in further

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Buy this not that: Croutons

Don’t overlook croutons Croutons seem harmless. They’re just little tiny cubes of flavor and texture added to your favorite salads right? Honestly, I was really surprised how harmful mainstream croutons are when I flipped the package over. This is really unfortunate because so many people trying hard to be healthy (eating salads) are getting scammed

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Shopping for ice cream

Ice cream is known as a treat to indulge with but you don’t have to harm your health while enjoy ice cream, as I break down in this video, some frozen treats are better than others. What’s the sweetener? The first thing I look for is food dyes which are represented by a color and

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What is Mrs. Buttersworth hiding?

Maple syrup is a classic staple of so many of our kitchen. Pancakes and waffles just aren’t the same without the sweet goodness of this tree sap. In this video, I’ll surprise you by showing that what the iconic Mrs. Buttersworth is hiding in plain sight. Unfortunately, Mrs. Buttersworth isn’t alone and a lot of

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Sports drinks and coconut water

You’ll often see people at the gym working up a sweat and drinking sports drinks like Gatorade. Don’t be that guy (or girl). If you look at the label of these drinks, you’re going to see sugar often listed as the second ingredient. Remember, the first few ingredients listed on the label, are the most

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Saving money on produce

How’d he do that? In this video, I purchase the same exact apple twice from the same grocery store. The first time I paid $1.81 for the apple and the second time I paid $1.71 for the apple? Why? I removed the stem from the apple and removed it from the plastic bag. Why pay

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Children’s vitamins

Who makes children’s vitamins? If a company were ethical, one would assume it’d be very careful when formulating a product designed to keep children healthy. If a company uses chemicals that are known to cause harm in products designed to benefit children, we should start to become skeptical of that company. When that same company

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Negotiate with debt collectors

“Your health is your wealth” It may seem odd to see a health tip about finances on this page, as we don’t often venture into this realm. However, our financial health is intimately tied to our physical health. For instance, if someone is constantly stressing because they can’t find a job or they feel buried

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Reduce contaminants without a water filter

What if there was an easy way reduce contaminants in your drinking water, without needing to purchase fancy equipment, and it only took a few seconds? In this video, I’m going to show you how you can do just that and I’ll back up my claim with a test to prove it works. TDS meter

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Beer and hormones

Alcohol’s exception Have you ever noticed that most alcohol containers do not contain ingredients? It’s kind of funny, things like shampoo and lotions legally have to. Food and beverages always do (if not in restaurants, etc.) so why is it that alcohol (and tobacco) – two of the more harmful products – do not? If

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