Giving up junk food won’t help you lose weight

Women’s Day
Aug 20, 2014

A series of studies conducted at Vanderbilt University asked participants to choose different proportions of “vice” (less nutritious foods like Oreos and potato chips) and “virtue” (healthier foods like apples and baby carrots) in snacks. People tended to go with a mixture, but what they chose depended on their diet habits. Kelly L. Haws, associate professor of management, is quoted.