How to make people think foods are healthy: greenwash!

Green labels are all that it takes to make consumers think that foods are healthier, says a new study (see full reference below): You don’t believe this? Decide for yourself: Which candy bar is healthier? Why do you think so?  Were you taken in by the “come on” color of the label?  Can you think of people you know who would be?

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http://www.foodpolitics.com/page/3/How-to-make-people-think-foods-are-healthy:-greenwash!

Here’s the study mentioned above:

http://www.news.cornell.edu/stories/2013/03/green-food-labels-make-nutrition-poor-food-seem-healthy

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