Junk-food junkies go healthy when rewarded

ITHACA, N.Y. – Healthy eating habits are more important than ever, with advocates calling for fast-food restaurants, schools and food providers to promote the sale of salads and vegetables as alternatives to burgers and fries. According to new Cornell University research, the most effective strategy for influencing such healthy food choices is not calorie counts […]

Weight and waistlines depend on weekday menu, not weekend splurges

ITHACA, N.Y. – Trying to lose weight? Eating well during the week might be more important than the occasional weekend splurge, says a new study. Researchers examined how the seven-days-a-week human cycle impacts weight. They discovered almost everyone loses weight during the week and gains weight on weekends. “There is a clear weekly rhythm to […]