Colors Communicate Health Data on Menu Items

Menu items in Greenwich (CT) Hospital’s Nutmeg Grill and Garden Cafe have been color-coded to indicate their relative healthfulness, reports the Greenwich Times. Redi is the color for items deemed less than healthy while green is for the most nutritious choices. The distinctions are based on relative calories, fat, sodium and cholesterol and were developed by a team of nutritionists, chefs and representatives of the hospital’s Center for Healthy Living.

The move followed a campaign to

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