It can be quite the struggle to buy healthy groceries these days, especially when you have to walk into a store with every food imaginable. Remember, grocery stores are businesses, and it is their job to get you to spend as much money as possible. Gone are the days where you have to fight against your wants and desires. Now you have to deal with the best advertising money can buy. For instance, I had the intention of going to Trader Joe's to buy one item, and an hour later I had 100 dollars less in my bank account. Another time I went to Whole Foods with the intention to buy snacks for a movie. I had my mind set on dark chocolate covered pretzels, but guess what happened? I walked into the store, and right away I see a table with the sign "Self Serve: Potato Chips. And if you know me well then you know I love salty foods. So, of course, I went ahead and filled up my bag with the chips.
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