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Behavioral science models can help identify the greenest dietary changes

Aug. 9, 2019—Spreading the gospel of veggie-only diets may not be the most effective way to help reduce overall, food-related greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new model based on behavioral science. In new commentary published Aug. 9 in Nature Sustainability, Jonathan Gilligan, associate professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, examines the importance of including realistic examples...

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Size matters when convincing your brain to eat healthier foods

Aug. 11, 2014—Playing with the portions of good and not-so-good-for-you foods is better than trying to eliminate bad foods, says a Vanderbilt study.

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Pennies vs. Pounds: How “supersizing” could actually lead to healthier choices

Jan. 2, 2014—New research finds consumers may be just as willing to supersize healthy food as they are fast food if they feel they’re getting a deal.

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