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Supermarket coupons, sales could promote healthier foods

(Reuters) Grocery stores use sale circulars to draw shoppers into the store, but the featured foods generally don’t rate high for health value, U.S. researchers say.
A study in the Midwest analyzed the health quality of foods featured in a year’s worth of supermarket circulars and found it was lower even than the average American diet, which is already fairly low quality.
Grocery stores could serve public health by promoting healthier choices that are more in line with healthy eating guidelines, the authors conclude.
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