Traffic Light Diet: How Color Coding Your Food Leads To Healthy Eating Habits

Very interesting concept 🙂

Thought Catalog

Every once in a while, I accidentally run a red light. A little more often, I’ll speed through a yellow if I’m in a hurry. 99% of my driving, though, is strictly by the rules. It’s not something I have to think about; I just look at the color of the light and do what it tells me.

The traffic light system is easy to follow because it’s relatively simple—there’s little room for interpretation.

  1. If the light is green, you proceed.
  2. If the light is yellow, you slow down and stop.
  3. If the light is red, you stay stopped.

Remember those three rules and you can safely navigate through intersections. Those rules can also make it much easier to eat a healthier diet. That’s according to a new study from The University of Bonn in Germany. Researchers there were able to get people to make vastly healthier eating choices when…

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Santosh Namby

A lover of Nature who loves photography and works as a Civil Servant, Santosh Namby Chandran has been a photographer for several years. Starting with a point and shoot 35mm film camera from canon to progressing to a film SLR and then a DSLR, his photographic journey has been a long one, filled with immense learning. Trained as an Ecologist and a Civil Servant, he merges his worlds and moves seamlessly though the corridors of power as well as overgrown jungles. An avid trekker and hiker, he has a penchant for shooting butterflies and birds...

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