Research suggests that increasing the availability of healthier food options increases their selection and consumption, but alcohol-related availability interventions have not been explored to date. Our study provides initial evidence that increasing the availability of non-alcoholic drinks (soft drinks and alcohol-free beer), relative to alcoholic drinks, increases their selection in an online task.
People drink less in restaurants when wine is served with smaller glasses. Would people also drink less from smaller bottles of wine? The results of the first study to address this suggests that consuming wine at home from 50cl bottles – compared with the usual 75cl bottles – could reduce consumption by 4.5%.
Health warning labels (HWLs) using graphic
images that depict the negative health consequences of tobacco consumption can
encourage smokers to quit. But could they be used on other products that harm