Lunch Line Redesign

A smarter lunchroom wouldn’t be draconian. Rather, it would nudge students toward making better choices on their own by changing the way their options are presented.


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Self-Assessment Scorecard

Smarter Lunchrooms introduces the quick and easy Self-Assessment Scorecard to help evaluate and prescribe solutions for your space! Learn more under "Resources"


2015 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium - May 14th - 16th

Join us in Ithaca for the 4th Annual Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium entitled: An Update on Child Nutrition Policy, Impacts and Solutions!

About Our Work

Childhood Predictors of Adult BMI
Bevelander, K. E.; Kaipainen, K.; Swain, R.; Dohle S.; Bongard, J.C.; Hines, P.D.H. & Wansink, B. (2014). Crowdsourcing Novel Childhood Predictors of Adult Obesity. PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087756.
Offering Healthy Foods at High School Concession Stands
Laroche, H., Ford, C., Anderson, K., Cai, X., Just, D., Hanks, A., & Wansink, B. (2014). Concession Stand Makeovers: A Pilot Study of Offering Healthy Foods at High School Concession Stands. Journal of Public Health. Forthcoming.
Banning Chocolate Milk in School Cafeterias Decreases Sales and Increases Waste
Andrew S. Hanks, David R. Just, and Brian Wansink. (2014). "A Pilot Study Evaluating the Cafeteria Consequences of Eliminating Flavored Milk," PLOS ONE, April 16.

Lunch'd: Part One

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