Daila Boufford 
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 
703 706-4600 


Online Event 


Archived Recording

Food Psychology:  Why We Eat More Than We Think

The obesity crisis remains a significant health issue.  One way to address this problem is gaining traction these days—portion control.


But how can you get people to focus on the volume of food they are consuming when schedules are busier than ever and simple convenience is king?  Learn more about strategies for tackling this growing crises during our 90-minutes program.   

AAFCS is proud to offer the following educational webinar (1.5 PDUs):


Food Psychology:  Why We Eat More Than We Think

Presented by Dr. Jim Painter

Archived Event - 90 minute program

Register Now! 

$35 for AAFCS members ($50 for non-members)

 Bundled Pricing Discount when you purchase 3 webinars together 

In just 90 minutes, here’s what you will learn and discuss:

  • The latest data and an overview on the obesity epidemic
  • Common practices and habits that lead to over-consumption
  • Techniques to help consumers gain awareness of eating patterns
  • Effective, common-sense methods for reducing intake


Learn why we are losing track of how much we consume… and exactly how you can help individuals, families and communities make positive dietary changes. 


About the presenter:  James E. Painter, PhD, RD, is a nationally recognized food psychologist and nutrition educator who is chair of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Eastern Illinois University. His documentary, “Portion Size Me,” featured on the “CBS Early Show,” in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, and in Glamour magazine, focused on smart ways to eat fast food. His entertaining, thought-provoking presentations about portion sizes, calorie reduction, heart health, antioxidants, and other topics have taken him around the world to inspire audiences and help them succeed in today's food culture.

Who should register?  Anyone who teaches on nutrition-related topics or has an interest in nutrition, body-weight, or health and wellness.  The techniques learned will be appropriate for working with school-age children, teens, and adults of all ages. 

How does an archive work?  Once you register for the archived event, your confirmation email will contain log in instructions for viewing the archived event.  You may choose the day and time that you view the event, but please be aware that registration gives you access to 1 viewing only.


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We believe you will find our professional development events to be of high quality and unique value.  Our goal is to provide you with a great online learning experience.  Our webinar tool is very easy to use and we offer technical support before and during our events. However, if you should encounter technical difficulties during the webinar that impede your learning in any way, we will either correct the problem or refund 100% of your registration fee. 

Our webinars will be available through the archive for 1 year from the date of the live event.  During this time, the customer is at liberty to choose the day and time that they view the archive.  No refunds will be given for non-attendance.


Get Inspired. Get Jazzed. Get With It. 


Register Now! 

$35 for AAFCS members ($50 non-members)  

Bundled Pricing Discount when you purchase 3 webinars together

If you work at a higher ed institution and would be interested in using this webinar as content in your classroom, please contact Daila Boufford for information on special site license rates!