For #TBT this week, in preparation for the unofficial start of Summer, I am taking us back to this post – asking you to think about the high cost of excessive sugar intake. In the four years since I wrote this, the World Economic Forum shows –here– that sugar intake has risen worldwide. Continue reading “#TBT: Cheap is Not Affordable – 7 Small Steps to Declare Freedom from Excess Sugar”
“It may be years until we know the long term effects of Genetically Modified foods. Until then, we are simply asking companies to label their packages and give us a choice to opt-in or opt-out of this science experiment.” – from the 2-minute video Monsanto doesn’t want you to see. Continue reading “Cheap is Not Affordable (Pt. 2a): The 2-minute Video You Need to See (that Monsanto doesn’t want you to)”
This past spring, I picked up a book that Marilyn’s husband Steve read, The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It by Robyn O’Brien. Before reading this book, I thought I was an informed consumer. Boy, was I wrong! Continue reading “Cheap is Not Affordable (Pt. 2): Watch free Online through Sept. 22: Genetic Roulette – The Gamble of Our Lives –”
At the beginning of summer, I wrote about making a declaration of independence from added sugar. To end the summer this Labor Day weekend, why not work toward your long-term health? Kick the Soda Habit. Consider replacing it with fruit flavored water, seltzer, or just plain water.
Think of all the long-term healthcare savings from making one small change.
There will be other scrumptious, delicious sweet treats at your Labor Day Celebration. If the reasons above aren’t enough to make you think about making the switch, read this.
Your health is your wealth–
- Cheap is Not Affordable (Pt.1): A Declaration of Independence from Added Sugar (twofrugalfairfielders.com)
- About Aimee: Sustainable Prosperity (twofrugalfairfielders.com)
- Dr. Oz: How to Kick the Soda Habit
- 10 Reasons to Drink More Water (lifehack.org)
- Kick Your Soda Habit and Drop a Pound a Week (fitbie.msn.com)