Exploring comfort food preferences across age and gender

@article{Wansink2003ExploringCF,
  title={Exploring comfort food preferences across age and gender},
  author={Brian Wansink and Matthew M. Cheney and Nina Y. Chan},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={2003},
  volume={79},
  pages={739-747}
}
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