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Should I try the free samples at the grocery store?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Free samples are a lose-lose situation for your wallet and your waistline. Not only do you end up spending more by buying products you didn’t mean to buy, but you can also end up packing on extra calories. If, for example, you sampled some chicken fingers (270 calories per finger), spring rolls with dipping sauce (160 calories), and Swiss cheese on French bread (160 calories), you’d end up with a whopping extra 590 calories for the day—and an extra $40 or so out of pockets if you buy them!
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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