Showing posts from June, 2013

Ethanol fuel is deadly for small engines

I have come across more and more people who have had their chain saws, motorcycles, and other small engines ruined from using gas with ethanal in it. Now they are raise the percentage. As a Frugal Prosumer I use the more expensive gas without ethanol in it for all my small engines. I recommend you do the same. Read the following article for more informations about this. Fishermen beware: ethanol fuel is deadly for outboard motors | All Outdoor

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs

Study: 70 Percent Of Americans On Prescription Drugs Isn't it amazing that the majority of Americans take legal drugs. One of the goals of being a Frugal Prosumer is living a lifestyle that minimizes the expense of the use of antibiotics, antidepressants and painkiller opioids. "Mayo Clinic researchers report that antibiotics, antidepressants and painkiller opioids are the most common prescriptions given to Americans. Twenty percent of U.S. patients were also found to be on five or more prescription medications." "Often when people talk about health conditions they’re talking about chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes,” Dr. St. Sauver stated in a Mayo Clinic press release. However, the second most common prescription was for antidepressants — that suggests mental health is a huge issue and is something we should focus on. And the third most common drugs were opioids, which is a bit concerning considering their addicting nature."