fruits and vegetables

March 7, 2016

The Real Price of Eating Healthy

The socioeconomic discrepancies when it comes to nutrition are blatant. Lower income families on average eat less fruits vegetables, and have less healthy food purchases overall.

Source: The Guardian

Traditionally, this linkage has been attributed to the higher cost of nutrient-dense foods. According to a study by the University of Washington, energy-dense items cost on average $1.76 per 1,000 calories, compared to […]

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June 12, 2015

BECR’s “Triple Win” Strategy For Nudging Consumers Towards Healthier Purchases

By: Janelle Becker

A new report released by Cardello and Wolfson at the Hudson Institute revealed evidence that BECR’s “triple win” strategy is within reach. The report showed that a majority of sales and sales growth for major supermarkets is being driven by lower-calorie products. Between 2009 and 2013, lower-calorie products accounted for nearly 60% of both total sales and sales […]

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