Cornell Food & Brand Lab

Will your child be a slim adult?

Will your child be a slim adult? A novel new study published in PLOS ONE asked 532 international English speaking adults to submit or "crowd-source" predictors of whether a child is going to be an overwe ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Who is using MyPlate?

Most Americans know about MyPyramid – the triangle depicting how many servings of each food group you should eat in a day - but who knows about MyPlate - the circle showing what a healthy meal looks like? MyPlate was created ...

Dec 27, 2013
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Small changes in eating prompts weight loss

Making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss, according to research by Professor Brian Wansink in Cornell University's Food and Brand ...

Dec 19, 2012
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Combo-snacks of cheese and vegetables cut kids calories

Want your children to be healthier snackers? A new Cornell study finds that serving children combined snacks of vegetables and cheese led them to eat 72 percent fewer calories—and be just as satisfied as those who were ...

Dec 17, 2012
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