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Healthy a vending machine? Can it be true?

By Devlin Smith

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It's 10 a.m., two hours to go before lunch, and your stomachis growling. You walk to the vending machine, change in hand,agonizing over the selection before you. Potato chips? No, toogreasy. Candy bar? Too many calories. You fret for a few minutesbefore finally deciding to throw all those eat-healthy vows out thewindow and get a bag of M&Ms.

If Alex Winston has hisway, the only choice to be made will be between healthy andhealthy. The founder of Boston-based Healthvend Inc.,Winston, 32, is the driving force behind a novel idea: Ditch thejunk food and bring in vending machines filled with all-naturalsnacks.

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