Study: Healthy food discounts can change eating behaviors

03/20/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

South Africans increased their intake of healthy foods and reduced consumption of snacks when offered rebates of up to 25% for purchases of items on a list of more than 6,000 items reviewed by nutritionists and doctors, according to research released by the Rand Corp. The analysis also found that the 25% rebate increased the ratio of healthy to total food purchased by 9.3%.

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