Minnesota HyVee features healthy snacks in check-out lane

If you've ever been through a grocery store check-out lane with a child, you know that it can be like running the gauntlet.

Heck, even without a child it can be challenging. You are wedged into a space where candy and soda stand before you calling your name.

Now, shoppers at a Minnesota HyVee can choose a more health-friendly check-out lane.

If we had one of these in Lawrence, would you use it? What snacks would you like to see featured?

Tagged: healthy eating, HyVee, nutrition

Comments

Karrey Britt 3 years, 7 months ago

Love this post! What a great idea!

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ajacobs 3 years, 7 months ago

Indeed - PLEASE let this catch on!

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Erin Graham 3 years, 7 months ago

ABSOLUTELY!!! Wonderful idea! LET'S DO IT, LAWRENCE!!!!

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OpinionsCount 3 years, 7 months ago

Definately! I hate standing in line for that very reason...ya know, you've shopped, you're on your way home to fix dinner (so, now you're starving AND so are the kids!) and...WHAMMO! Candy Bars and Skittles smacking you upside your face, screaming EAT ME! EAT ME! Healthy snacks at the check out is SUCH a great idea...unless of course they'll be charging a buck n a half for a banana? Then maybe I'd just skip it...Just like the Candy! ;)

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Kris Adair 3 years, 7 months ago

I have seen bananas close to check out before and have grabbed one on occasion.

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