Challenging the status quo: exploring the use of strategies from behavioral economics to shape children's menus in restaurants
Introduction: The poor diet quality of US children has been partially attributed to low fruit and vegetable intake and frequent consumption of restaurant food. Strategies from behavioral economics are acceptable to both parents and children and have increased children's orders of healthful foods in restaurants. However, there are still missing pieces related to parent acceptance and children's consumption of healthful foods. Therefore, the overarching goal of this dissertation is to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of using behavioral economic strategies in restaurants to alter ...
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