How grocery store coupons can encourage healthful eating

June 18, 2014

By Lenny Bernstein Grocery coupons aren’t associated with nutritious food. Big chains use them to lure you into the store, offering discounts mostly on processed food and snacks. When researchers […]

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Low-income families don’t limit shopping to ‘food deserts’

April 11, 2014

By Cynthia Boyd Social-welfare experts have long assumed poor people, hampered by transportation difficulties, grocery-shop close to home at small corner groceries or convenience stores — “food deserts” that mostly […]

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Income, not ‘food deserts,’ more to blame for U.S. obesity

September 30, 2013

By Kyley McGeeney and Elizabeth Mendes In the United States, obesity in “food deserts” is above average. However, it is not solely — or even primarily — access to grocery […]

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