Ideas Every Day #307 – Re-Wired Healthy Vending Machines

Want to help everyone in your office or building eat healthier?  Want to trick yourself into making healthier choices?  Why not re-wire all the vending machines near you to give out only the healthy snacks and drinks, no matter what option a user chooses.

Sure, you might hit the vending machine for a little 3pm pick me up, but now it would be OK.

Stick a note on the healthy option that ends up being vended and set up a camera to see how people react.  Maybe it’s the little push they, and you, need.   If nothing else, it’ll make them think a little harder next time they go to push the unhealthy option.

Yes, and…

Matt Kane

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