Using Behavioural Insights to Influence Children’s Diets

The global prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity continues to rise. Many children live in obesogenic environments that encourage the consumption of energy-dense foods.
Policies informed by ‘behavioural insights’ have shown potential for improving children’s diets.
Usually, behavioural insights are used in interventions to make subtle changes to the environment without actively restricting available options.
This review investigated the effectiveness of five such interventions.

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