Study: Color Coding Helps Promote Healthy Choices in Cafeterias

A simple, color-coded system for labeling food items at the Massachusetts General Hospital cafeteria appears to have increased customer's attention to the healthiness of their food choices.

A simple, color-coded system for labeling food items in a hospital cafeteria appears to have increased customer's attention to the healthiness of their food choices, along with encouraging purchases of the most healthy items. In their report in the October issue of Preventive Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital investigators described customer responses to surveys taken before an

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