Why do people high in self-control eat more healthily? Social cognitions as mediators.

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BACKGROUND Trait self-control and social cognitions both predict dietary behaviors, but whether self-control is associated with more beneficial diet-related cognitions, and the effect of self-control on diet mediated by them, has rarely been examined. PURPOSE We hypothesized that the effect of self-control on healthy diet is explained by more proximal… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12160-013-9535-1

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@article{Hankonen2014WhyDP, title={Why do people high in self-control eat more healthily? Social cognitions as mediators.}, author={Nelli Hankonen and Marja Ilona Kinnunen and Pilvikki Absetz and Piia Jallinoja}, journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine}, year={2014}, volume={47 2}, pages={242-8} }