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Mindless Eating

Why We Eat More Than We Think

By Brian Wansink
15-minute read
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Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink

Mindless Eating explores the diverse messages and influences that constitute our eating habits, which we tend to follow “mindlessly.” It also offers practical solutions on how to exploit these subconscious influences in order help meet our health or weight-loss goals. Please note that the validity of some of the research underlying the author’s work have since been called into question.

  • Anyone who can’t manage to stick to their diet
  • Anyone who wants to make positive, healthy changes to their life
  • Anyone interested in psychology

Brian Wansink was the Professor of Consumer Behavior and Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab at Cornell University, and Executive Director of the USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. He has been accused of academic misconduct in his research, which led to his resignation from Cornell. Several of his research papers have since been retracted.

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