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Food neophobia and ‘picky/fussy’ eating in children: A review
Two factors have been shown to contribute to rejection or acceptance of fruits and vegetables: food neophobia and 'picky/fussy' eating. Food neophobia is generally regarded as the reluctance to eat,Expand
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Demographic, familial and trait predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption by pre-school children
Abstract Objective: To examine the contribution to fruit and vegetable eating in children of potential predictive variables within the domains of demographics, parental feeding practices andExpand
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Emotional influences on food choice: Sensory, physiological and psychological pathways
  • E. Gibson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • 30 August 2006
Sensory, physiological and psychological mechanisms are reviewed that underlie emotional influences on food choice. Both moods and emotions are considered. Eating a meal will reliably alter mood andExpand
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Stress and Food Choice: A Laboratory Study
Objective This study investigated experimentally whether acute stress alters food choice during a meal. The study was designed to test claims of selective effects of stress on appetite for specificExpand
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Increasing children's acceptance of vegetables; a randomized trial of parent-led exposure
Despite considerable epidemiological evidence of the health benefits of a diet high in fruit and vegetables, consumption in pre-school children remains well below recommended levels. This studyExpand
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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption, Nutritional Knowledge and Beliefs in Mothers and Children
Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption is an important health behaviour. Parental and other psychosocial influences on children's fruit and vegetable consumption are poorly understood. TheExpand
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Modifying children's food preferences: the effects of exposure and reward on acceptance of an unfamiliar vegetable
Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate two interventions (one reward-based and one exposure-based) for increasing children's acceptance of an unfamiliar vegetable compared with aExpand
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The role of parental control practices in explaining children's diet and BMI
This paper aimed to investigate which parents use which types of parenting control practices to manage their children's diets and to assess the impact of these practices on children's dietaryExpand
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Neuroendocrine and cardiovascular correlates of positive affect measured by ecological momentary assessment and by questionnaire
The relationships between positive affect, salivary cortisol over the day, and cardiovascular responses to laboratory mental stress tests, were assessed in 72 healthy non-smoking men (mean ageExpand
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