Mood Self-Verification Relates to the Selection and Intake Frequency of Comfort Foods
Knowing what other factors (besides gender, age, and BMI) could influence mood could facilitate a better understanding of what types of interventions could be had to increase consumption of more nutritive foods.
The myth of comfort food.
- PsychologyHealth psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
Although people believe that comfort foods provide them with mood benefits, comfort foods do not provide comfort beyond that of other foods (or no food), and these results are likely not due to a floor effect.
Valence, familiarity and arousal of different foods in relation to age, sex and weight
Affect asymmetry and comfort food consumption
- PsychologyPhysiology & Behavior
Calorie information effects on consumers' food choices: Sources of observed gender heterogeneity
Gender differences in taste and foods habits
- MedicineNutrition & Food Science
There is strong evidence of profound gender-specific differences between men and women in terms of dietary habits, the taste of food and in the relationship with meals, which suggest a need for the creation of gender- specific programs for promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Mood Self Verification Explains the Selection and Intake Frequency of Comfort Foods
Does a person’s mood relate to the types of food eaten? This work suggests that the food people eat for “comfort” may have unknowingly been selected to verify their mood. Positive moods were robustly…
Effects of Stress on Eating Practices Among Adults
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between comfort food preferences of adults when under normal (nonstressful) and stressful conditions. A total of 185 university faculty…
Perceived health value of ready meals and side dishes: regional and gender differences
Looking at gender differences in consumption frequency, perception of health value and enjoyment associated with two categories of convenience foods among university students in French and English Canada, the United States and France, it is found that men attribute a less negative health value to snacks and ready meals and side dishes than women do, and derive more enjoyment than women from ready mealsand side dishes.
Effects of Mood on the Food Preference of Female University Students
The purpose of this study was to investigate the food preference and attitude according to six emotions in female university students. Also, it was studied whether the desire to food consumption was…
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- MedicinePhysiology & Behavior
Effects of age on sensory-specific satiety.
- MedicineThe American journal of clinical nutrition
Sensory-specific satiety was pronounced in the adolescents and diminished in the elderly people and no differences in food intake were found between the 300-g and the ad libitum experiments or among the age groups.
Effects of anxiety on eating: does palatability moderate distress-induced overeating in dieters?
- PsychologyJournal of abnormal psychology
Results support the functional explanations: Distressed dieters increased their intake of food regardless of taste properties and theoretical and practical implications for both restrained eating and the behavior of eating disorder patients are discussed.
Distress and eating: why do dieters overeat?
- PsychologyThe International journal of eating disorders
The results suggest that distress-induced overeating in restrained eaters may serve psychological functions for the individual, allowing for distraction from the distress or masking of the source of dysphoria.
Establishment and Modification of Food and Taste Preferences: Effects of Experience
- Psychology, Biology
Summary Restricting an animal's diet early in life to a single food or flavor serves to enhance the preference value of that substance later in life. A primacy effect is most clearly found in…
Eating habits : food, physiology and learned behaviour
- Psychology, Medicine
This book covers three different approaches which psychologists have taken to the way in which people acquire food preferences and eating habits: the study of individuals with eating habits that are abnormal to the extent of clinical concern, for example, bulimia, anorexia nervosa and obesity.
Profiling nutritional gatekeepers: three methods for differentiating influential cooks
Pleasantness of a Sweet Taste during Hunger and Satiety: Effects of Gender and "Sweet Tooth"
Both gender and the degree of individual "sweet tooth" influence alliesthesia, and subjects who reported having a " sweet tooth" showed a significant alliesthesis effect (i.e., enhancement of pleasantness of sweet tastes by hunger), whereas those with "no sweet tooth) did not.
Cream and sugar: Human preferences for high-fat foods
- Medicine, PsychologyPhysiology & Behavior