Money Saving Tips - Beverages
When added up, it often surprises people how much soft drinks and beverages add up. Substantial savings can be achieved by simply re-thinking your choices and changing your habits.
There are strong health benefits in considering reducing your intake of coffee and soft drinks. Speciality coffees taste fabulous, I love to treat myself to one every now and again but too much coffee is bad for your health, will leave you on a caffine high and with a big hole in your pocket!
Soda's and other sugary soft drinks can not only be expensive if bought in the wrong place, but contribute heavily towards obesity.
The 'diet' varieties use artificial sweeteners such as 'aspartame' that have been linked to serious health problems. These include Systemic Lupus, Multiple Sclerosis syptoms (methanol toxicity),fibromyalgia symptoms, spasms, shooting pains, numbness in your legs, cramps, vertigo, dizziness,headaches, tinnitus, joint pain, depression, anxiety piano helps, slurred speech, blurred vision, or memory loss. Read "Is Artificial Sweetener Destroying Your Health". Not only is it bad for your health, it makes you crave carbohydrates and will make you FAT.
Many people end up 'addicted' to these beverages and can have many drinks in a day adding up to a million dollar habit..
- Invest in a water bottle and re-discover Water - It's virtually free from the tap and taste's great. If the water in your area is not good invest in a water purifier.
- Stop drinking regular speciality coffee's - make a coffee in the office.
- Reduce your consumption of coffee, sodas, soft drinks
- If you cannot give up your soft drinks, reduce the cost by buying in bulk from a discount store or supermarket
- Take you own drinks when going out, avoid buying from vending machines and high cost outlets