Fear-based campaigns are indeed effective at changing both attitudes and behavior, but it is important to consider how your message affects people when deciding whether to use fear-based appeals, researchers say.
Looking but not eating may seem like a strategy for losing weight. But the trouble is, experts say the food that we’re gazing at is usually high in fat and it’s changing our eating behavior for the worse, making us constantly hungry and leading us to consume more of the wrong kind of calories.
A new ruling on processed meat shows how confusing the organization’s classification scheme is—again.
Jason Block, a physician and researcher at Harvard Medical School, says he’s faced intimidation and the threat of arrest during his attempts to study menu labeling. Yes, menu labeling.
The organic grocery chain will stop selling products made by the Colorado Correctional Industries after months of customer complaints and negative media coverage.
While a CDC survey showed that on a given day, roughly one-third of American children will eat fast food, the breakdown among income levels is pretty even.
These days our culinary enemies have shifted again, and sugar has increasingly come to be seen as the principal poison in our diets (except, of course, for those who are certain that the devil is gluten).
Later this month, world leaders are set to endorse a U.N. goal to eliminate hunger by 2030, but they will have to convince their citizens to adopt new eating habits first, experts say.
Those who read food labels as fact be warned; the Food and Drug Administration have rules that allow the food labels to tweak the perceived precise amount of nutrient content in products.
PSAs that make a strong argument for reducing sugary beverages, and those that produce greater feelings of hope and empowerment, make parents more likely to cut back on their children’s intake of sugary drinks, according to new research.