What are the policy options to “Downsize” portions, packages and tableware?

BMJ-infographic_portions_v5In this paper we outline a range of actions with the potential to avoid the excess consumption of food and drink that consistently occurs when people are presented with larger portions, packages and tableware size.

The actions focus on reducing the size, availability and appeal of such larger sized portions, packages and tableware.
The analysis considers: what interventions might work; where these interventions can be made; how they might be achieved; and who needs to act to enable the changes. This builds on our recent Cochrane Portion Size review.

Downsizing: policy options to reduce portion sizes to help tackle obesity. Marteau, Hollands, Shemilt & Jebb. 2015.

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