Exploring comfort food preferences across age and gender

  title={Exploring comfort food preferences across age and gender},
  author={B. Wansink and Matthew M. Cheney and Nina Y. Chan},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  • B. Wansink, Matthew M. Cheney, Nina Y. Chan
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Physiology & Behavior
  • Building on findings related to physiological and psychological motivations of food preference, this research develops a framework to examine preferences toward comfort foods. Study 1 used a North American survey of 411 people to determine favored comfort foods, and Study 2 quantified the preferences for these foods across gender and across age groups using a stratified sample of 1005 additional people. Consistent with hypotheses, the findings showed different comfort food preferences across… CONTINUE READING

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