Dietary monotony and food cravings in young and elderly adults

@article{Pelchat2000DietaryMA,
  title={Dietary monotony and food cravings in young and elderly adults},
  author={Marcia Levin Pelchat and Susan E. Schaefer},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={2000},
  volume={68},
  pages={353-359}
}
Many hypothesized mechanisms for food cravings focus on nutritional deprivation. However, outside of the laboratory, nutritional inadequacy is often confounded with dietary monotony. Therefore, one aim was to examine the effects of a nutritionally adequate, liquid, sweet, monotonous diet on food cravings in young and elderly adults. In addition, previous retrospective questionnaire work has indicated that elderly individuals report fewer food cravings than do young adults. Because there are… Expand
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