Key Discoveries - Just Out!
To discover and disseminate transforming solutions that help all people eat better
Below you will find pages dedicated to key findings from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. Each page includes a summary of the corresponding peer–reviewed paper, related videos, recent media, related articles, and links to other useful resources.
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Other Key Discoveries!
Who is Using MyPlate?
Food preferences, cooking ability and other predictors of MyPlate awareness and use
Pre-ordering in School Cafeterias
Preordering lunch increases healthy entrée selection in elementary schools
Organic Cookies are Still Cookies
Organic Labels Bias Consumers Perceptions through the “Health halo effect”
Nudging in the Lunchroom
Libertarian Paternalism and School Lunches:
Guiding Healthier Behavior While Preserving Choice
Beating Your Mindless Eating Habits!
Small Easy Changes can Lead to Sustainable Weight Loss and Healthier Eating Habits
Does Food Marketing Need to Make us Fat?
How Food Marketers can Make “Win-Win” Adjustments to their Strategies to Help Consumers Eat Better while Staying Profitable