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The efficacy of nudge theory strategies in influencing adult dietary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The efficacy of nudge theory strategies in influencing adult dietary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis Nudge Theory is a behavioral science theory that argues that positive reinforcement can lead people to make certain decisions. Nudge strategies used to impact nutritional choices include changes to the physical and/or food environment, availability of food (e.g., portion size, glass/dish size), or knowledge-based changes (e.g., labelling). This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrates that overall, nudge strategies successfully increase healthy nutrition choices in adults aged 18-65.
Author:
Arno, A and Thomas, S
Category:
Evidence Summary, Strategy/Framework
Topics:
Food Environment, Healthy Eating
Setting:
School, Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, Food Bank
Age:
Adults (18-64)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
International