Functional foods: psychological and behavioural functions.

  title={Functional foods: psychological and behavioural functions.},
  author={Louise Dye and John E Blundell},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={88 Suppl 2},
  • L. Dye, J. Blundell
  • Published 1 November 2002
  • Psychology
  • The British journal of nutrition
It is easier to demonstrate the consistent effects of foods on satiety than on cognitive performance. This is understandable since the satiety system incorporates physiological signalling systems that mediate the effects of foods on function. Specific manipulations of proteins, carbohydrates and fats have the potential to act as functional foods for appetite control. Because of the importance of the optimal functioning of cognitions for survival, these functions are quite strongly protected… 

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