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Cornell Food and Brand Lab

Light Therapy for Your Food Choices

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

In food choices everything matters. This is the premise of Brian Wansink and the Cornell Food and Brand Lab's work. Their research has unveiled some o...

A Messy Kitchen Could Make You Gain Weight

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Turns out, you're not just what you eat -- you're also where you eat. Researchers from Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab found that study parti...

Turns Out Fast Food, Soda And Candy Are Not To Blame For Obesity

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.09.2015 | Healthy Living

A diet of soda, fries and gummy worms is certainly not an Rx for healthfulness. But according to a new study from Cornell University's Food and Brand ...

What Healthy People Eat For Breakfast

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Despite the popularity of cold cereal, an estimated 31 million Americans don't eat breakfast regularly. But there's new research to suggest that eatin...

Alexandra Svokos

The Sneaky Way To Get Kids To Eat Healthy School Lunches

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 10.16.2014 | Parents

Offering healthy foods in the school lunchroom is just a first step. How to get kids to actually choose the better options and eat them is where profe...

Why the Food Industry Is Running Scared of Internet Activism

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

Unfortunately for food companies, the Internet genie is out of the bottle and there's no turning back. So instead of commissioning studies that demonize the Internet, social media and/or "moms with food fears," food companies should take to heart the one simple lesson to be gleaned from the many recent successes in Internet food activism: Consumers want transparency.