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Headed to the grocery store? Try this one trick to avoid temptation


Grocery shopping on an empty stomach can be a big mistake – you may end up with a cart full of cookies, chips and ice cream. But there’s an easy solution — eating an apple before grocery shopping encourages people to buy healthier foods, a recent study finds.

“Just having a small health snack before shopping can help you steer people toward healthier choices,” writes Aner Tal, a research associate at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, via email.

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