Study Suggests Restaurant Placemats May Help Promote Healthy Eating Among Children

Updated August 15, 2017 This content is archived.

A new study by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, has shown that placemats can be used to encourage children to eat healthier food in restaurants. "Making healthy options appealing and easy to choose offers the potential to increase children's acceptance of them in restaurants,” she said.