Inhibiting food reward: delay discounting, food reward sensitivity, and palatable food intake in overweight and obese women.

@article{Appelhans2011InhibitingFR,
  title={Inhibiting food reward: delay discounting, food reward sensitivity, and palatable food intake in overweight and obese women.},
  author={Bradley M Appelhans and Kathleen Woolf and Sherry L. Pagoto and Kristin L. Schneider and Matthew C. Whited and Rebecca Liebman},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2011},
  volume={19 11},
  pages={2175-82}
}
Overeating is believed to result when the appetitive motivation to consume palatable food exceeds an individual's capacity for inhibitory control of eating. This hypothesis was supported in recent studies involving predominantly normal weight women, but has not been tested in obese populations. The current study tested the interaction between food reward… CONTINUE READING