HCPE News

A selection of news items written by or involving HCPE faculty members.



November 30, 2013

Posting the calorie content of menu items at restaurants is designed to make diners stop and think, tally up the total and make wiser choices. In real life, that doesn't seem to be the case, according to new research led by Brian Elbel, PhD.


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November 24, 2013

While the high calorie counts of artery-clogging fast foods are often printed right in front of our eyes, most people ignore them and go ahead and order their burgers and fries anyway, a new study finds. Research by Brian Elbel, PhD, is cited.


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November 18, 2013

Stephanie Stahl has the results of a new study on the effect of calorie counts on fast-food restaurant menus. Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH, is interviewed.


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November 12, 2013

The Affordable Care Act mandates that large chain restaurants post calorie counts for all items on their menus. However, posting calorie counts has not shown to be an effective way to fight obesity. Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH, comments.


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November 07, 2013

Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH, discusses his research in the 2013 NYU Research Report.


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