Accentuate the positive when it comes to nutrition education

Media note: A short video explaining the research, as well as an informational graphic and additional details about this research can be found at,  ITHACA, N.Y. – If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive, says a new Cornell University study. Published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, the Cornell […]

Fruit and veggies costs too high for schools

David Just, a behavioral economist and co-director of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition, says that while the new Harvard School of Public Health study shows an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption at school, food waste and costs are too high. Just recently published a study in Public Health Nutrition that […]