Health tip: Pay cash to lose weight

| March 25, 2013

Can’t keep the junk food out of your kitchen?

A study in the Journal of Consumer Research says that people are more likely to buy unhealthy foods when they pay using debit or credit cards. Research shows that shoppers have a more difficult time parting with dollar bills than swiping their credit cards, so they tend to make fewer impulse purchases.

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