We've all been there before, you stop at a gas station to fill up and decide you need to run inside and use the bathroom.

While you're in the store you see a row of magazines, a can of soda or a cup of coffee, and your favorite road trip snack.

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So what was supposed to be a quick in and out turns into a small gas station shopping spree.

Happens every time I stop at a Wawa.

But, those gas station trips can be costly, and pretty bad for you according to Readers Digest.

Photo by Mehluli Hikwa on Unsplash
Photo by Mehluli Hikwa on Unsplash

Americans each year spend billions and billions of dollars a year at gas stations, and a lot of that money isn't actually on fuel but on impulse purchases we see inside the gas station store.

Things New Jersey Should Avoid Buying At A Gas Station

It may sound like common sense, but Readers Digest reports that buying things like hot dogs, any type of meat product, or fish product is a bad idea to do at a gas station.

Now, there are always exceptions.

For example, getting a sub, or wrap at a Wawa would be very different than picking up an egg salad sandwich at a non-big-named gas station store.

It's also just not a healthy option to get a lot of food from a gas station, but we still do it on a regular basis.

Photo by Morgan Vander Hart on Unsplash
Photo by Morgan Vander Hart on Unsplash

Sure, it's quick easy and convenient but according to Readers Digest these are ten things you'll want to try and avoid at all costs when you stop at a gas station.

10 Items NJ Should NEVER Buy At A Gas Station

Sure gas stations like Wawa are great, but not all gas stations are the same. Readers Digest reports that these are the things you want to avoid buying from a gas station at all costs.

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