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Digital veggies displays increase healthier meal choices by kids

mcf Sep 25, 2013 08:55 AM

Really makes an argument about marketing of foods in media, dunnit?

"Campers were offered a nutritionally balanced daily menu, which included foods like tacos, sloppy joes, fruits and vegetables and had the additional option of a salad bar. The kitchen staff weighed the salad bar items before and after each meal to calculate how much was consumed. The digital sign had the greatest appeal among boys at the camp, who were 50 to 70 percent more likely to serve themselves lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes and carrots when the digital display showcased a vivid picture of a salad. - See more at: http://www.news.iastate.edu/news/2013..."

  1. pinehurst Sep 25, 2013 08:59 AM

    What's the saying "We eat with the eyes, first"--- good stuff!

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