Study Finds Presence Of Healthy Options Influence Kids’ Meal Choices

Aug. 20, 2012

A study by researchers at Cornell University's Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs found that the mere presence of applesauce and fruit cocktail on the school lunch line sent students to seek out sugary snacks, increasing the number of high fat, high sugar and high calorie items they purchased, while green beans and bananas inspired them to make more healthful choices, according to www.medicalxpress, a medical Internet news source. For the full story, click here