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Shoppers Less Likely to Buy Junk Food When Paying With Cash

Plunk Down Cash, and You'll Be Less Likely to Buy Junk Food

Aiming to eat healthier during this holiday season? Then be mindful of your spending habits. Consumers aren't as likely to buy junk foods if they pay using cash, Slashfood reports. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, a study conducted by Cornell University and the State University of New York in Binghamton and Buffalo found that shoppers who paid with credit or debit cards stocked up on more unhealthy snack food.

To find out why health goes hand in hand with purchasing behavior, head over to Slashfood and read the full story.

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