How we get sucked in by junk food specials in supermarkets

Three in five Australian adults get sucked in by promotions and specials on junk food and sugary drinks at the supermarket, research released today shows. The research for LiveLighter – a health education campaign delivered by the Cancer Council and Heart Foundation – found 53% of shoppers visit the supermarket several times a week or every day. This presents many occasions during which shoppers are influenced to purchase unhealthy foods through the layout of the store, product placement and advertising. From healthy intentions… Most people aspire to eat a healthy diet. Two-thirds of the 2,000 Australians surveyed regularly plan their…
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