PATH's Bärbel Knäuper speaks to Globe and Mail: Why we fall for quick-fix meal-prep hustles

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Published: 20Mar2018

Bärbel Knäuper, Associate Member of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH), spoke to The Globe and Mail this week about the seeming appeal of "quick meal hacks". 

"Our minds like simplicity to preserve energy," said Dr. Knäuper in part. Please click here to read the entire article, "Can ‘kitchen hacks’ really overcome the challenges of proper meal planning?," by Corey Mintz, published March 14, 2018.

Dr. Bärbel Knäuper is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at McGill University, and Director of the Health Psychology Laboratory. Her research focuses on determinants of health self-management and health behaviours. She develops theory-based behavioral intervention programs in the areas of eating, physical activity, and medication adherence.

Based at McGill's Faculty of Education, The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) is a unique collaboration of interdisciplinary researchers addressing the intersection of physical activity and health.

["Can ‘kitchen hacks’ really overcome the challenges of proper meal planning?," by Corey Mintz, The Globe and Mail, March 14, 2018]