Right Sizing: Creating Appealing & Satisfying Portions in School Meals

Healthy Food Choices in Schools June 14, 2017 Print Friendly and PDF

David Just, PhD, Professor and Co-director for the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs at Cornell University will walk attendees through the visual factors that affect students’ level of satisfaction with portion size. He will discuss the factors in self-serving that lead to overconsumption and share strategies for selling a-la-carte items to encourage better nutrition. 

Learning Objectives: 

After this webinar attendees will be able to identify:  

  • Visual factors that affect students level of satisfaction with portion size 
  • Factors in self service that lead to overconsumption 
  • Implement pricing strategies for a-la-carte items to encourage better nutrition 


PDF of Webinar Slides (updated 6/2017)

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.