Rice and sushi cravings: A preliminary study of food craving among Japanese females

  title={Rice and sushi cravings: A preliminary study of food craving among Japanese females},
  author={Sakura Komatsu},
  • S. Komatsu
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Appetite
The aim of the present study was to develop a preliminary version of the Food Craving Inventory for Japanese (FCI-J) and to investigate the phenomenon of food craving among Japanese females. One hundred and eighty-five female college students completed newly developed FCI-J. Factor analysis yielded conceptual factors that were interpreted as sweets, snacks, western foods, sushi, and rice. Test-retest and internal consistency analyses indicated a good reliability for both total score and score… Expand
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