Shopping Hungry

You may have heard how hungry grocery shoppers spend more. But hitting the store on an empty stomach isn’t just draining your wallet, it’s stretching your waist.

study earlier this year showed that being hungry affects your judgment, and increases the chance you’ll add junk food, pre-processed meals, and higher calorie items to your cart — in place of the healthier options you would have bought. In short, the study shows we buy more bad and less good.

It may seem like common sense, but simply having a healthy snack before you shop can help. Or try shopping right after breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

A little planning will help your belly and your budget.

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BTW, you can listen to the podcast of this news story here.

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2 Responses to Shopping Hungry

  1. Fred Brown says:

    Great to have you back…I have missed the solid information and daily contact.
    FBB MD

  2. Thanks, Fred. Good to be “back in the saddle.”

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