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%.
Tobacco-style health warning labels on alcohol and food: potential effectiveness and acceptability
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
Public support for a policy can be increased by communicating evidence of its effectiveness
Small increases in public support for policies to address problems such as obesity, gun crime and climate change could be achieved by providing evidence about what works, according to the first systematic review of studies exploring the impact of communicating policy effectiveness on public support, published today in Royal Society Open Science.