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Do You Know These 10 Tricks Food Marketers Use to Make You Buy?

Flickr Creative Commons, Christian Schnettelker

Flickr Creative Commons, Christian Schnettelker

[This is a guest blog post contribution by Jessie Inchauspe. More information on Jessie is below.]

When it comes to healthy eating, it is all too common to rely on packaging, marketing, and the media to tell us what to eat. Making decisions based on colors, pseudo health statements, and nutritional labels can render grocery shopping confusing and potentially harmful. If you don’t shop exclusively for all of your products at a farmer’s market, chances are you navigate aisles of plastic-wrapped “food products.” Here are 10 techniques food marketers use to convince you to buy more. Be on the lookout for them to avoid getting fooled! Continue reading

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