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Latest Food and Brand Lab Stories

restaurant buffet
2014-10-04 03:00:20

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.

restaurant buffet
2014-09-26 03:00:52

Does the price you pay at a buffet influence how much you like the food? Surprisingly, yes!

clean plate club
2014-07-26 04:00:48

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.

Bite Vs Chew: Rowdy Kids Calm Down At Mealtime When Given Utensils
2014-04-24 04:50:33

A new study from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab has found that the way young kids eat their food impacts how rowdy they are at mealtime.

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2013-10-30 18:02:03

Every night, millions of American families sit down to eat dinner – where they do it could be an indicator of their physical health. Adults and children who sit down together to eat supper as a family tend to have a lower body mass index (BMI) than those who don’t.

Glass Size, Shape Often Determines How Much Wine We Pour
2013-09-27 13:05:55

The amount to wine someone pours into a glass can vary significantly from person to person and depend on a variety of factors, according to a new study from Iowa State and Cornell researchers.

Research Confirms It's A Bad Idea To Shop On An Empty Stomach
2013-05-07 11:22:39

According to the age old axiom, it’s always a bad idea to visit the grocery store on an empty stomach. It’s said this leads to intense bouts with indecision or a shopping cart crammed full with all manner of high calorie foodstuffs.

Bite-Sized Fruit More Appealing To Kids Than Whole Servings
2013-04-19 10:18:19

Kids love to eat fruit in ready-to-eat bite-sized pieces, yet studies show that in most school settings, the fruit is served whole. This could be the reason that school children are taking fruits, but not eating them.

2012-12-20 15:19:06

Making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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