Why Buying in Bulk Is Bad for Your Health

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It's common knowledge that buying in bulk saves you money in the long run. Whether you're shopping for household supplies or groceries, stocking up now and learning to store and economize your purchases is a great way to cut back on you bottom line. But it isn't always healthy.

If you've seen TLC's 'Extreme Couponers' show, a phenomenon that grew rapidly during a bad economy, you probably know what we're getting at. While buying in bulk can save you money, it doesn't save you the bulk around your midsection. Check out the six reasons buying food in bulk is bad for you.