Are Your Reusable Grocery Bags Making You Fat?

Foodnews 4.7.15 resuable bags

It turns out that the rewarding-pseudo-hard-work-with-ice-cream response carries beyond the deranged minds of college students into the slightly less deranged minds of functioning adults. Uma Karmarkar, an assistant professor at the Harvard Business School, lead a study analyzing the grocery receipts of thousands of Californians, and noticed a trend: Customers who took the absolute minimal initiative of bringing their own goddamn bags to the grocery store found that reason enough to congratulate themselves with, say, a pint of Chocolate Fudge Brownie.

 

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