The Supermarket SolutionJUNE 14, 2011
What if grocery stores used what they know about us and our buying habits for good instead of evil? Karen Glanz, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Nursing, comments on Marketplace, American Public Media, about the art and science of selling food being redirected to fight obesity. Follow Glanz's research and the happy partnership between nutritionist and grocery store marketeer starts to crumble. She says lots studies show that it's not enough for stores to promote healthy choices -- they have to "unsell" the bad stuff. "That's a very tricky proposition. Because no one wants to go against a product."