• Stop! Keep Off that Unhealthy Food! The Contribution of Visual Cues to Improving Dietary Choices

    8 days ago - By Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

    By Ashish Kumar Deo, GAIN's Senior Advisor, Commercial Solutions
    Choosing the right type of foods at the point of purchase or consumption is an important way to improve quality of diets. The idea of using on-pack visual cues or symbols to guide food choices has existed for quite some time, and recently, Chile has enacted new legislation that includes a warning symbol on products containing high levels of sugar, salt or fat. But less is known about the effectiveness of such schemes in resource-poor countries. Could they be relevant in contexts where many consumers are illiterate and make...
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