Food-addiction scale measurement in 2 cohorts of middle-aged and older women.

@article{Flint2014FoodaddictionSM,
  title={Food-addiction scale measurement in 2 cohorts of middle-aged and older women.},
  author={Alan J. Flint and Ashley N Gearhardt and William Corbin and Kelly D. Brownell and Alison E. Field and Eric B. Rimm},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={578-86}
}
BACKGROUND Excess weight is a major threat to public health. An addiction-like tendency toward certain foods may contribute to overeating. OBJECTIVE We aimed to describe the prevalence and associated characteristics in relation to a food-addiction scale in middle-aged and older women. DESIGN We examined the prevalence and associated characteristics of a food-addiction scale measure in a cross-sectional analysis of 134,175 women participating in 2 ongoing prospective cohort studies of US… CONTINUE READING
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