Hospital's color-coded food labels increase awareness of healthy eating, study says

10/21/2013 | FoodNavigator

A Massachusetts hospital that implemented a color-coded food-labeling system in its cafeteria increased the proportion of diners who said health and nutrition were important factors in their food choices from 46% to 61%, according to a study in the journal Preventive Medicine. The study found 33% of people reported looking at nutrition information after the label system was implemented, compared with 15% before the initiative began.

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