In today’s world where losing and maintaining a healthy weight seems to be an ever-elusive goal, weight-loss solutions have become increasingly popular. However, a recent study by Walmart has found that users of weight-loss drugs may be buying less food than those who don’t use them.
The study compared the purchasing habits of Walmart customers who purchased weight-loss drugs with those of customers who did not. They found that, while customers who used weight-loss drugs bought fewer items overall, the items they bought were significantly different too. Users of the drugs tended to purchase lower-calorie items, including diet sodas, low-fat cuts of meat, and green vegetables, while non-users bought higher-calorie items like processed snacks, heavily sugared drinks, and fatty cuts of meat.
Walmart’s CEO Greg Foran believes that the changes in purchasing habits may be due to customers using the weight-loss drugs to limit their daily calorie intake. He said, “The findings suggest these customers may be more conscious about what they’re putting in their shopping baskets when it comes to diet and health.”
This research could have major implications for the weight-loss industry. In today’s world, dieting and losing weight can be a constant struggle, and the desire for a quick fix often leads people to turn to drastic measures, like over-the-counter drugs. But this research shows that these drugs, when taken responsibly, can actually help people maintain a healthier lifestyle. It’s proof – if any were needed – that the path to a healthier weight is always with you. You just need to have patience, discipline, and the right tools.