Study: Does Paying Kids to Eat Healthy Pay Off?

A pilot program that tracks the food choices made by middle and high school students in Warren County (KY) Schools and gives discounts for making healthful choices as well as a monthly cash prize inceptive, was recently launched by the Healthy Weight Kids Coalition and Western Kentucky University’s Institute of Medicine, reports the Bowling Green (KY) Daily News. The goal is to study whether the inceptives can affect overall diet choices among youngsters.

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