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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Federal Programs Related to - Food

Programs that provide access to free or low-cost food products by distributing groceries and providing meals.

Food Assistance Programs

Federal Programs Related to - Nutrition

Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

Nutrition Education; Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; WIC; ; Nutrition Assistance Programs; Vegetarianism.

Federal Programs Related to - Food, Agriculture & Nutrition, General/Other

Programs that provide information and services that endeavor to improve food resources and to ensure that the basic nutritional needs of the community are met.




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