You Don’t CSA?

It’s not easy to make responsible decisions about purchasing food. In addition to worrying about the healthfulness of what you’re eating (Carbs! Sodium! Fat!), you may also try making decisions that are environmentally responsible. The problem is that many of these goals are in conflict with one another.

Food Parenting

Consumer Psychology in the School Lunch Room

The USDA approved a research grant to explore using various behavioral psychology techniques to convince school kids to make healthier choices.  Suggestions include merchandising fruits and vegetables in attractive baskets instead of bins, placing a salad bar by the check out line and making desserts and snacks cash only.