Stopping Unhealthy Eating with a Traffic Light

In a recently published article, a team of researchers showed that a simple graphical cue, showing people which foods are healthy and unhealthy, significantly improve their eating behaviors. Here is a nice summary of the study results, as summarized on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website:

food stoplight

With a problem as large as America’s obesity epidemic, it might come down to changing behavior one stoplight at a time.

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