Latest from Roberto A. Ferdman

The big problem with one of the most popular assumptions about the poor

There's an important thing people who don't have to worry about their next meal don't understand.
  • Jun 8, 2016

One of America’s healthiest trends has had a pretty unexpected side effect

The strange consequence of one of America's healthiest trends.
  • May 24, 2016

A clever tweak to how apples are sold is making everyone eat more of them

Three years ago, a group of researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab had a hunch. And they were right.
  • May 19, 2016

The bizarre way Americans are treating one of their favorite foods

This might be the weirdest food trend
  • May 10, 2016

This is what life would actually be like without processed food

"I think it would really surprise many people."
  • May 7, 2016

The slow death of the most British thing there is

This trend began as a quirk. But now it has dramatically changed British culture.
  • May 4, 2016

A widely held belief about childhood obesity that simply isn’t true

“This is a case where you can tell two pretty different stories, but only one of them is right.”
  • May 2, 2016