Healthy Food Price Cuts Can Improve Diets

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According to a study from the RAND Corporation, reducing supermarket prices of healthy foods increases the amount of fruits, vegetables and whole grains that people consume.

Researchers evaluated a program available to South Africa's largest private health insurance company members that offers percentage rebates on acquisition of healthy foods.

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