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Most commonly craved foods : chocolate, salty snacks, ice cream, brownies
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The most commonly craved foods according to a small study of overweight women were chocolate (31%), salty snacks (24%), ice cream (10%), brownies, cookies, cakes and muffins (10%), bread and pasta (10%), meat or fish (7%), ethnic foods (Chinese, Thai, Greek) (4%), ice tea (4%). REFERENCE
Gilhooly C, Das SK, Golden J, Mccrory M, Dallal G, Saltzman E, Kramer F, Roberts S. Food cravings and energy regulation: The characteristics of craved foods and their relationship with eating behaviors and weight change during 6 months of dietary energy restriction. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Dec, 31(12):1849-58.
AUTHOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Dr. Susan B. Roberts
Energy Metabolism Laboratory
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
711 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111, USA
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