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Elsevier Health Sciences

Manga Comics May Help Promote Fruit Consumption Among Youth

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Caption: May May Leung, Ph.D., R.D., discusses how a recent pilot study in Brooklyn, N.Y., with minority students found that exposure to manga comics (Japanese comic art) promoting fruit intake significantly improved healthy snack selection. This innovative intervention successfully captured the attention of youth living in a multimedia environment.

Credit: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

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