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Adding a meter between meals boosts vegetarian appeal – Science Daily

Researchers have identified the optimal dish positions to help ”nudge” diners into picking more planet-friendly meals in cafeterias.

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Meat-heavy diets not only risk our health but that of the planet, as livestock farming on a massive scale destroys habitats and generates greenhouse gases.Conservationists at the University of Cambridge are investigating ways of “nudging” people towards eating more plants and less meat, to help curb the environmental damage caused by excessive consumption of animal products.
The researchers experimented on customers in the cafeterias of two Cambridge colleges to find out whether the position of…

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