The psychology of food craving*

@article{Hill2007ThePO,
  title={The psychology of food craving*},
  author={Andrew J Hill},
  journal={Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={66},
  pages={277 - 285}
}
  • A. Hill
  • Published 30 April 2007
  • Psychology
  • Proceedings of the Nutrition Society
Cravings are hedonic responses to food, characterised by their intensity and their specificity. Food cravings are extremely common, reported by the majority of young adults. They are closely associated with liking but not synonymous with increased intake. Structured interviews and prospective incident accounts of food cravings have succeeded in revealing a richness of information about their character, their antecedents and their consequences. In addition, laboratory investigations are adding… 

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