In Defense of Food

Redesigning the Lunch Line & Buffet

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 3s

Brian Wansink is an expert on how things to which we don’t give the slightest thought—such as the order in which we see foods—influence our choices. By studying buffets and cafeterias, he’s found that we tend to load most of our plates with the first foods we see. So he is working with schools to re-design lunch lines so kids see the healthiest foods first—with very impressive results.

Aired: 12/23/15

Rating: NR

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