Latest Brian Wansink Stories
In the latest interview series from FutureFood 2050, researchers and thought leaders weigh in on cutting-edge strategies that may help drive down skyrocketing rates of obesity around the world.
Have you ever ordered more food at a restaurant than you intended? There are elements of dining rooms that actually prime you to eat more food. One such element is the weight of those dining with or near you.
Gourmet pizza in school? According to a new Food and Brand Lab pilot study, published in Appetite, chef-made meals can increase participation in the National School Lunch Program by 9% and overall selection and consumption of vegetables by 16%!
Does the price you pay at a buffet influence how much you like the food? Surprisingly, yes!
Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy.
How much are your meal choices influenced by the menu presentation? A great deal, according to a new study from Cornell University that found what you order may have less to do with what you want, and more to do with the menu itself.
If you’re a member of the Clean Plate Club – you eat pretty much everything you put on your plate – you’re not alone! A new Cornell University study shows that the average adult eats 92% of whatever he or she puts on his/her plate.
While Tofu is considered a healthy source of protein, that's not why the Millennials are eating it.
A pair of studies performed by US and French institutions explains that if you can convince yourself that your exercise is a fun activity rather than a grueling task, you are more likely to maintain a healthier diet.
A new Cornell University study published in Food Quality and Preference, investigated who might be most prone to food fears, why, and what can they do to correct misperceptions.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.