Listener Favorite Returns: Gut Check: Food for Thought About Your Diet and Health with Adam Brumberg & Dr. Gill Hart

Original Air Date Wednesday, December 19, 2018 

If making just one decision differently about the food you eat each day could make you happier and healthier would you make it? If you knew letting a child pick out their produce would increase the likelihood that they eat their vegetables, would you let them tag along to the grocery store? In today’s fast-paced society, it isn’t always easy to keep up on the latest food research. This week, Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen makes it easier for you by speaking with two guests who study the science behind satiation. Adam Brumberg conducts food marketing studies to determine why and how we eat what we do at Cornell University. And, Dr. Gill Hart focuses her research on food intolerance and gut health and the impact it has on our mental and physical health.

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Adam Brumberg — Why We Perceive Food as More than just Fuel:
  • Adam describes how environment and society impact our eating decisions. [2:13]
  • Food psychology: Tips for adults on how to be in control about the food that goes into your body. [07:09]
  • The benefits of cooking together. [19:23]
  • A Food Marketer’s job is based in psychology. [21:41]


Adam Brumberg is a Research Specialist in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management at Cornell University and the Deputy Director of the Food and Brand Lab. He coordinates academic and industry research conducted by both the Food and Brand Lab and the BEN Center. Adam joined the Food & Brand Lab after a lengthy marketing/sales career in the wine industry. He is currently conducting research on how to adjust to an empty nest.

Dr. Gill Hart — The Gut-Brain Connection:
  • How food intolerance affects gut health and mental health. [30:09]
  • York offers in-home food intolerance tests without a prescription. [33:43]
  • Dr. Hart describes the individualized relationship between the gut and the brain. [37:55]
  • Inflammation in the body can lead to obesity, depression, autoimmune disorders, and ADHD. [44:59]

Dr. Gill Hart BSc (Hons), PhD, Cert Mgmt (Open), FIBMS is an expert in a wide range of topics which include: food intolerance; homocysteine as a risk factor for Alzheimer’s, dementia, heart disease and infertility; biochemistry of satiety appetite and weight loss; liver biochemistry and blood alcohol markers hormone analysis; endocrine testing and pituitary function; nutrition and mental health; gut function, bone markers and diabetes testing; inflammatory markers and vitamin D.


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