Increasing the distance between a beverage station and a snack station reduces the number of people who grab a snack while taking a beverage

Source: HBR article How Google Optimized Healthy Office Snacks

They observed people’s choices when going into Google’s microkitchen with a food station and beverage station, and recorded how many people took both a beverage and a snack.

When the snack station was 6.5 ft from the beverage station, people were 50% more likely to grab a snack along with their beverage than in the configuration where the stations were 17.5 ft afar.