Food Craving and Its Relationship with Restriction and Liking in Japanese Females
Japanese female undergraduate students completed a questionnaire measuring their craving for, degree of liking, and frequency of restricting their eating of 47 widely consumed foods, and the food with the highest mean craving score was rice.
Food Liking and Craving: A Cross-cultural Approach
Spanish and American participants rated how much they liked three common sweets and three common beverages listed on a questionnaire and named the food or drink for which they had the strongest craving, arguing for a possible physiological basis for the gender differences in sweet/savory craving but against a physiological based for chocolate craving.
9. Perimenstrual chocolate craving: from pharmacology and physiology to cognition and culture
It is hypothesized that perimenstrual chocolate craving arises as the result of women’s efforts to restrict consumption of a highly ambivalent food, along with a culturally-driven view of the perimenstrum as a cue signalling permission to engage in an otherwise prohibited indulgence.
Chocolate versions of the Food Cravings Questionnaires. Associations with chocolate exposure-induced salivary flow and ad libitum chocolate consumption
The experience of food craving: a prospective investigation in healthy women.
- MedicineJournal of psychosomatic research
How visual images of chocolate affect the craving and guilt of female dieters
All cravings are not created equal. Correlates of menstrual versus non-cyclic chocolate craving
"Chocolate Addiction": a Preliminary Study of its Description and its Relationship to Problem Eating
Cravings and amount consumed were not significantly related but amount consumed was significantly correlated with disinhibition (r = 0.3), and consumers who preferred to eat in secret reported a higher degree of aberrant eating.
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Food cravings in relation to body mass index, restraint and estradiol levels: A repeated measures study in healthy women
Sweets, Chocolate, and Atypical Depressive Traits
- PsychologyThe Journal of nervous and mental disease
Those who reported “self-medicating” with sweets or chocolate were more likely to have personality traits associated with hysteroid dysphoria, an atypical depressive syndrome and the tendency to eat compulsively, in general, and appetite for sweets and chocolate were significantly greater among women.
Family Resemblance in Attitudes to Foods
University of PennsylvaniaAlthough it seems likely that family experience should be a major factor in theacquisition of food preferences and attitudes to foods, prior research has not…
Food Cravings, Depression, and Premenstrual Problems
- Psychology, MedicinePsychosomatic medicine
It would be useful to seek a common physiological basis for food cravings, depression, and fluid retention in women, according to a group of 300 nurses canvassed by questionnaire concerningfood cravings and menstrual periods.
Menstrual cycle and food cravings in young college women.
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Dietetic Association
Methylxanthine Composition and Consumption Patterns of Cocoa and Chocolate Products
The methylxanthine content of chocolate foods has received only slight attention in the literature, and in children and teenagers, the major dietary source of caffeine was found to be tea, followed by soft drinks and coffee, respectively.