food preferences

Summary

Summary: The selection of one food over another.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The fatty acid translocase gene CD36 and lingual lipase influence oral sensitivity to fat in obese subjects
    Marta Yanina Pepino
    Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Lipid Res 53:561-6. 2012
  2. ncbi Role of food prepared away from home in the American diet, 1977-78 versus 1994-96: changes and consequences
    Joanne F Guthrie
    US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:140-50. 2002
  3. ncbi Empirically derived eating patterns using factor or cluster analysis: a review
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:177-203. 2004
  4. ncbi Widespread reward-system activation in obese women in response to pictures of high-calorie foods
    Luke E Stoeckel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Neuroimage 41:636-47. 2008
  5. ncbi Environmental factors that increase the food intake and consumption volume of unknowing consumers
    Brian Wansink
    Department of Marketing and Nutritional Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:455-79. 2004
  6. pmc Food reinforcement, energy intake, and macronutrient choice
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:12-8. 2011
  7. pmc Priming effects of television food advertising on eating behavior
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 28:404-13. 2009
  8. ncbi A review of family and social determinants of children's eating patterns and diet quality
    Heather Patrick
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:83-92. 2005
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
  10. pmc CD36 involvement in orosensory detection of dietary lipids, spontaneous fat preference, and digestive secretions
    Fabienne Laugerette
    Physiologie de la Nutrition, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Biologie Appliquée à la Nutrition et à l Alimentation et Centre Européen des Sciences du Goût, UMR 5170 CNRS 1214 INRA Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    J Clin Invest 115:3177-84. 2005

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  1. pmc The fatty acid translocase gene CD36 and lingual lipase influence oral sensitivity to fat in obese subjects
    Marta Yanina Pepino
    Center for Human Nutrition, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Lipid Res 53:561-6. 2012
    ..The data also support involvement of lingual lipase and are consistent with the concept that FA and not TG is the sensed stimulus...
  2. ncbi Role of food prepared away from home in the American diet, 1977-78 versus 1994-96: changes and consequences
    Joanne F Guthrie
    US Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 34:140-50. 2002
    ..To examine changes, between 1977-78 and 1994-96, in the quantity and quality of food Americans consumed that was prepared at home versus away from home...
  3. ncbi Empirically derived eating patterns using factor or cluster analysis: a review
    P K Newby
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:177-203. 2004
    ..Although the research considered herein has created a meaningful body of literature, refining both the factor and cluster analysis methods will help to further establish eating patterns as a sound dietary assessment method...
  4. ncbi Widespread reward-system activation in obese women in response to pictures of high-calorie foods
    Luke E Stoeckel
    Department of Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 1170, USA
    Neuroimage 41:636-47. 2008
    ..In summary, compared to normal-weight controls, obese women exhibited greater activation in response to pictures of high-calorie foods in a large number of regions hypothesized to mediate motivational effects of food cues...
  5. ncbi Environmental factors that increase the food intake and consumption volume of unknowing consumers
    Brian Wansink
    Department of Marketing and Nutritional Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 24:455-79. 2004
    ..For health professionals, this review underscores how small structural changes in personal environments can reduce the unknowing overconsumption of food...
  6. pmc Food reinforcement, energy intake, and macronutrient choice
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:12-8. 2011
    ..Food is a powerful reinforcer that motivates people to eat. The relative reinforcing value of food (RRV(food)) is associated with obesity and energy intake and interacts with impulsivity to predict energy intake...
  7. pmc Priming effects of television food advertising on eating behavior
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 28:404-13. 2009
    ..This research tests the hypothesis that exposure to food advertising during TV viewing may also contribute to obesity by triggering automatic snacking of available food...
  8. ncbi A review of family and social determinants of children's eating patterns and diet quality
    Heather Patrick
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:83-92. 2005
    ..Interventions aimed at improving children's nutrition need to address the variety of social and physical factors that influence children's eating patterns...
  9. pmc Evaluating the impact of menu labeling on food choices and intake
    Christina A Roberto
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:312-8. 2010
    ..We assessed the impact of restaurant menu calorie labels on food choices and intake...
  10. pmc CD36 involvement in orosensory detection of dietary lipids, spontaneous fat preference, and digestive secretions
    Fabienne Laugerette
    Physiologie de la Nutrition, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Biologie Appliquée à la Nutrition et à l Alimentation et Centre Européen des Sciences du Goût, UMR 5170 CNRS 1214 INRA Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    J Clin Invest 115:3177-84. 2005
    ..These findings demonstrate that CD36 is involved in oral LCFA detection and raise the possibility that an alteration in the lingual fat perception may be linked to feeding dysregulation...
  11. ncbi Taste preference for fatty acids is mediated by GPR40 and GPR120
    Cristina Cartoni
    Nestle Research Center, Lausanne 1000, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 30:8376-82. 2010
    ..These results show that GPR40 and GPR120 mediate the taste of fatty acids...
  12. ncbi Emotional influences on food choice: sensory, physiological and psychological pathways
    Edward Leigh Gibson
    Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre, School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London SW15 4JD, UK
    Physiol Behav 89:53-61. 2006
    ..Greater understanding of such predictive traits and the underlying mechanisms could lead to tailoring of diet to meet personal emotional needs...
  13. ncbi Individual and environmental influences on adolescent eating behaviors
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S40-51. 2002
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  14. ncbi Stress may add bite to appetite in women: a laboratory study of stress-induced cortisol and eating behavior
    E Epel
    UCSF Health Psychology Program, 3333 California St, Suite 465, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 26:37-49. 2001
    ..These results suggest that psychophysiological response to stress may influence subsequent eating behavior. Over time, these alterations could impact both weight and health...
  15. ncbi Episodic-like memory during cache recovery by scrub jays
    N S Clayton
    Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, University of California at Davis, 95616, USA
    Nature 395:272-4. 1998
    ..The recovery preference of jays demonstrates memory of where and when particular food items were cached, thereby fulfilling the behavioural criteria for episodic-like memory in non-human animals...
  16. ncbi Effects of daily snack food intake on food reinforcement depend on body mass index and energy density
    Erika N Clark
    Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences School of Public Health and Health Professions, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:300-8. 2010
    ..We have shown previously that daily intake of a high-energy-density (HED) snack food decreases food reinforcement and food liking in nonobese women but increases food reinforcement and decreases food liking in obese women...
  17. ncbi Taste preferences and food intake
    A Drewnowski
    Human Nutrition Program, School of Public Health, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 17:237-53. 1997
    Sensory responses to the taste, smell, and texture of foods help determine food preferences and eating habits. However, sensory responses alone do not predict food consumption...
  18. pmc Calorie menu labeling on quick-service restaurant menus: an updated systematic review of the literature
    Jonas J Swartz
    Public Health Leadership Program, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7461, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:135. 2011
    ..The current evidence suggests that calorie labeling does not have the intended effect of decreasing calorie purchasing or consumption...
  19. ncbi Food reward in the absence of taste receptor signaling
    Ivan E de Araujo
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Neuron 57:930-41. 2008
    ..However, postingestive effects can influence food preferences independently of palatability, although the neurobiological bases of such mechanisms remain poorly understood...
  20. ncbi Development of food preferences
    L L Birch
    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 19:41-62. 1999
    ..focuses on how genetic predispositions interact with aspects of the eating environment to produce phenotypic food preferences. Predispositions include the unlearned, reflexive reactions to basic tastes: the preference for sweet and ..
  21. ncbi Age and gender differences in children's food preferences
    Lucy J Cooke
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, WC1E 6BT UK
    Br J Nutr 93:741-6. 2005
    The present study was conducted to examine the developmental patterning of food preferences in a large sample of British schoolchildren and to investigate possible gender differences...
  22. ncbi Fasting biases brain reward systems towards high-calorie foods
    Anthony P Goldstone
    Metabolic and Molecular Imaging Group, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur J Neurosci 30:1625-35. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate an interaction between homeostatic and hedonic aspects of feeding behaviour, with fasting biasing brain reward systems towards high-calorie foods...
  23. ncbi Family and child-care provider influences on preschool children's fruit, juice, and vegetable consumption
    T A Nicklas
    Children's Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Nutr Rev 59:224-35. 2001
    ..Because children's food preferences and practices are initiated early in life (e.g...
  24. ncbi Fruit and vegetable intake in African Americans income and store characteristics
    Shannon N Zenk
    Program in Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Institute for Health Research and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60608, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:1-9. 2005
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  25. ncbi Oral sensitivity to fatty acids, food consumption and BMI in human subjects
    Jessica E Stewart
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Br J Nutr 104:145-52. 2010
    ..4, P < 0.05). These data suggest that oral fatty acid hypersensitivity is associated with lower energy and fat intakes and BMI, and it may serve as a factor that influences fat consumption in human subjects...
  26. pmc Neurons in the orbitofrontal cortex encode economic value
    Camillo Padoa-Schioppa
    Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, 220 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Nature 441:223-6. 2006
    ..In this framework, neurons in the OFC seem to be a good candidate network for value assignment underlying economic choice...
  27. ncbi Comparison of price change and health message interventions in promoting healthy food choices
    Katherine Battle Horgen
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Health Psychol 21:505-12. 2002
    ..Price decreases may be a more powerful means than health messages of increasing consumption of healthy foods. Health messages may have paradoxical effects if foods labeled as healthy are assumed to taste bad...
  28. ncbi Opioid receptor modulation of hedonic taste preference and food intake: a single-dose safety, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic investigation with GSK1521498, a novel μ-opioid receptor inverse agonist
    Pradeep J Nathan
    Clinical Unit Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Clin Pharmacol 52:464-74. 2012
    ..These findings provide encouraging data in support of the development of GSK1521498 for the treatment of disorders of maladaptive ingestive behavior or compulsive consumption...
  29. ncbi Determinants of fast-food consumption. An application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Kirsten I Dunn
    Health Observatory, University of Adelaide, Discipline of Medicine, Level 6, Eleanor Harrald Building, Adelaide, South Australia 5005, Australia
    Appetite 57:349-57. 2011
    ..These factors reflect immediate needs and appear to override concerns about longer-term health risks associated with fast food. Results are discussed in the context of possible applications...
  30. ncbi Differences in taste sensitivity between obese and non-obese children and adolescents
    Johanna Overberg
    Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology, Charite Children s Hospital, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Dis Child 97:1048-52. 2012
    ..However, data are partly contradictory and insufficient. Therefore, in this study taste sensitivity of obese and non-obese children/adolescents was analysed...
  31. ncbi Taste preferences in association with dietary habits and weight status in European children: results from the IDEFICS study
    A Lanfer
    Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:27-34. 2012
    ..However, this effect is likely to vary across different food cultures. To date, few studies on this topic have been conducted in children and none have employed an international, multi-centre design...
  32. ncbi Sip size of orangeade: effects on intake and sensory-specific satiation
    Pascalle L G Weijzen
    Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 102:1091-7. 2009
    ..This suggests that intake of sweet drinks is stimulated by (metabolic) reward value and inhibited by sensory satiation. This underpins the importance of SSS for meal termination...
  33. ncbi Evidence for trans-generational medication in nature
    Thierry Lefevre
    Biology Department, Emory University, 1510 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ecol Lett 13:1485-93. 2010
    ..Our results provide evidence that infected animals may indeed use medicine as a defence against parasites, and that such medication may target an individual's offspring rather than the individual itself...
  34. ncbi A comparison of nutrient regulation between solitarious and gregarious phases of the specialist caterpillar, Spodoptera exempta (Walker)
    Kwang Pum Lee
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    J Insect Physiol 50:1171-80. 2004
    ..These phase-associated nutritional differences are consistent with the life-history strategies of the two phases...
  35. ncbi Will work for snack food: the association of BMI and snack reinforcement
    Janneke C A H Giesen
    Department of Clinical Psychological Science, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:966-70. 2010
    ..As hypothesized, overweight/obese individuals work harder for high-calorie snacks compared to normal-weight individuals...
  36. ncbi Affect modulates appetite-related brain activity to images of food
    William D S Killgore
    Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 39:357-63. 2006
    ..We examined whether affect ratings predicted regional cerebral responses to high and low-calorie foods...
  37. pmc Role of gut nutrient sensing in stimulating appetite and conditioning food preferences
    Anthony Sclafani
    Department of Psychology, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 302:R1119-33. 2012
    ..Gut chemosensors may have an additional function as well: to provide positive feedback signals that condition food preferences and stimulate appetite...
  38. ncbi Early tagging of cortical networks is required for the formation of enduring associative memory
    Edith Lesburguères
    Institut des Maladies Neurodégénératives, CNRS UMR 5293, Universités Bordeaux 1 et 2, Talence, France
    Science 331:924-8. 2011
    ..Thus, early tagging of cortical networks is a crucial neurobiological process for remote memory formation whose functional properties fit the requirements imposed by the extended time scale of systems-level memory consolidation...
  39. pmc Common variants in the CD36 gene are associated with oral fat perception, fat preferences, and obesity in African Americans
    Kathleen L Keller
    Department of Research Medicine, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1066-73. 2012
    ..001), but only 2 D/D individuals were tested, so this finding needs replication. This is the first study to demonstrate an association between common variants in CD36 and fat ingestive behaviors in humans...
  40. pmc Food reward functions as affected by obesity and bariatric surgery
    A C Shin
    Neurobiology of Nutrition Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:S40-4. 2011
    ..Such new insights could be the base for future 'knifeless' pharmacological and behavioral approaches to obesity...
  41. pmc Explaining variability in sodium intake through oral sensory phenotype, salt sensation and liking
    John E Hayes
    Department of Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Physiol Behav 100:369-80. 2010
    ..Despite adding less salt, PROP supertasters consumed more sodium through food, as salt was more important to preference, both for its salty taste and masking of bitterness...
  42. ncbi Time scarcity and food choices: an overview
    Jennifer Jabs
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, MVR Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Appetite 47:196-204. 2006
    ..This paper presents an overview of time issues related to food choices and discuss applications of time research for nutrition and health researchers, policy makers, and practitioners interested in food choice...
  43. ncbi Calorie labeling and food choices: a first look at the effects on low-income people in New York City
    Brian Elbel
    Division of General Internal Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and NYU Wagner School of Public Service, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1110-21. 2009
    ..However, we did not detect a change in calories purchased after the introduction of calorie labeling. We encourage more research on menu labeling and greater attention to evaluating and implementing other obesity-related policies...
  44. ncbi Everyday mood and emotions after eating a chocolate bar or an apple
    Michael Macht
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Appetite 46:332-6. 2006
    ..Whereas positive emotional responses appear to be due to sensory pleasure and it's anticipation and may also be related to reduced hunger, guilt responses are probably induced by negative food-related cognitions...
  45. ncbi How emotions affect eating: a five-way model
    Michael Macht
    Department of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Marcusstr 9 11, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Appetite 50:1-11. 2008
    ..Thus, emotion-induced changes of eating can be a result of interference of eating by emotions, a by-product of emotions, and a consequence of regulatory processes (i.e., emotions may regulate eating, and eating may regulate emotions)...
  46. ncbi Water and food consumption patterns of U.S. adults from 1999 to 2001
    Barry M Popkin
    Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
    Obes Res 13:2146-52. 2005
    ..High water consumption has been proposed as an aid to weight control and as a means of reducing the energy density of the diet. This study examines the relationship between water consumption and other drinking and eating patterns...
  47. pmc Intracerebroventricular administration of HIV-1 Tat induces brain cytokine and indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase expression: a possible mechanism for AIDS comorbid depression
    Marcus A Lawson
    Neuroscience Program University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 25:1569-75. 2011
    ..The results reveal a potential role for Tat in the development of comorbid depression in HIV-infected individuals...
  48. pmc An fMRI study of obesity, food reward, and perceived caloric density. Does a low-fat label make food less appealing?
    Janet Ng
    Department of Psychology, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Appetite 57:65-72. 2011
    ..Results suggest that hyper-responsivity of somatosensory, gustatory, and reward valuation regions may be related to overeating and that top-down processing influence reward encoding, which could further contribute to weight gain...
  49. ncbi Dietary patterns during pregnancy and the risk of postpartum depression: the mother-child 'Rhea' cohort in Crete, Greece
    Leda Chatzi
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Heraklion 71003, Crete, Greece
    Public Health Nutr 14:1663-70. 2011
    ..To identify and describe dietary patterns in a cohort of pregnant women, and investigate whether dietary patterns during pregnancy are related to postpartum depression (PPD)...
  50. ncbi Short-term vegetable intake by young children classified by 6-n-propylthoiuracil bitter-taste phenotype
    Kendra I Bell
    Department of Food Science, Cook College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901 8520, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:245-51. 2006
    ..Genetic variation in sensitivity to the bitterness of 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) is thought to play a role in the acceptance and rejection of bitter-tasting vegetables by young children...
  51. pmc The association of the school food environment with dietary behaviors of young adolescents
    Martha Y Kubik
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1168-73. 2003
    ..We examined the association between young adolescents' dietary behaviors and school vending machines, à la carte programs, and fried potatoes' being served at school lunch...
  52. ncbi From motivation to behaviour: a model of reward sensitivity, overeating, and food preferences in the risk profile for obesity
    Caroline Davis
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University, and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Appetite 48:12-9. 2007
    ....
  53. pmc Food environment in secondary schools: a la carte, vending machines, and food policies and practices
    Simone A French
    Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455 1015, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1161-7. 2003
    ..This study described the food environment in 20 Minnesota secondary schools...
  54. ncbi Regulation of ingestive behaviors in the rat by GSK1521498, a novel micro-opioid receptor-selective inverse agonist
    Diane M Ignar
    Metabolic Diseases Department, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 339:24-34. 2011
    ..In conclusion, GSK1521498 is a potent, MOR-selective inverse agonist that modulates the hedonic aspects of ingestion and, therefore, could represent a pharmacological treatment for obesity and binge-eating disorders...
  55. ncbi PROP taster status and self-perceived food adventurousness influence food preferences
    Natalia V Ullrich
    Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:543-9. 2004
    ..To determine the influence of 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) taster status and food adventurousness on liking of bitter, hot, and pungent foods...
  56. ncbi Genetic variation in taste and its influence on food selection
    Bibiana Garcia-Bailo
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    OMICS 13:69-80. 2009
    Abstract Taste perception plays a key role in determining individual food preferences and dietary habits...
  57. pmc Television viewing and unhealthy diet: implications for children and media interventions
    Jennifer L Harris
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 4369, USA
    Health Commun 24:660-73. 2009
    ..Research demonstrates that children's food preferences are acquired through learning processes, and that these preferences have long-lasting effects on diet...
  58. ncbi Gene expression in the hippocampus of inbred alcohol-preferring and -nonpreferring rats
    H J Edenberg
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 4887, USA
    Genes Brain Behav 4:20-30. 2005
    ....
  59. pmc Insulin, leptin, and food reward: update 2008
    Dianne P Figlewicz
    Metabolism Endocrinology 151 VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 So Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 296:R9-R19. 2009
    ..The understanding of neuroendocrine modulation of food reward, as well as food reward modulation by diet and obesity, may point to new directions for therapeutic approaches to overeating or eating disorders...
  60. pmc Ghrelin increases the rewarding value of high-fat diet in an orexin-dependent manner
    Mario Perello
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Hypothalamic Research, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9077, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 67:880-6. 2010
    ..Ghrelin is a potent orexigenic hormone that likely impacts eating via several mechanisms. Here, we hypothesized that ghrelin can regulate extra homeostatic, hedonic aspects of eating behavior...
  61. ncbi Nutritional implications of genetic taste variation: the role of PROP sensitivity and other taste phenotypes
    Beverly J Tepper
    Department of Food Science, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Annu Rev Nutr 28:367-88. 2008
    ..hypothesized that this phenotype is a marker for individual differences in taste perception that influence food preferences and dietary behavior with subsequent links to body weight and chronic disease risk...
  62. ncbi Host recognition by the tobacco hornworm is mediated by a host plant compound
    M L del Campo
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 411:186-9. 2001
    ..The taste receptors of larvae fed on host plants show an enhanced response to indioside D as compared with other plant compounds tested...
  63. pmc Selective reduction in neural responses to high calorie foods following gastric bypass surgery
    Christopher N Ochner
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg 253:502-7. 2011
    ..To investigate changes in neural activation and desire to eat in response to appetitive cues from pre- to postbariatric surgery for obesity...
  64. ncbi Chronic social instability stress in female rats: a potential animal model for female depression
    C J Herzog
    Clinical Neurobiology Laboratory, German Primate Center, Leibniz Institute for Primate Research, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Gottingen, Germany
    Neuroscience 159:982-92. 2009
    ..This model may provide a valuable tool for further analyses of the neurobiology of stress-related disorders in women and has the potential to serve as a paradigm for screening novel antidepressant drugs with special efficacy in women...
  65. ncbi Effects of deprivation on hedonics and reinforcing value of food
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, G56 Farber Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Physiol Behav 78:221-7. 2003
    ..These results suggest that hedonics and the reinforcing value of food are separate processes in humans, and they may independently influence eating behavior...
  66. ncbi Control of food intake in the obese
    J E Blundell
    Department of Psychobiology, University of Leeds, UK
    Obes Res 9:263S-270S. 2001
    ..Because energy expenditure is only loosely coupled to energy intake, sedentariness does not down-regulate food intake...
  67. ncbi Alterations of sucrose preference after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    M Bueter
    Department of Investigative Medicine, Imperial Weight Centre, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Physiol Behav 104:709-21. 2011
    ..Thus, factors other than the unconditional affective value of the taste may also play a role in determining food preferences after gastric bypass.
  68. pmc Gastric bypass reduces fat intake and preference
    Carel W le Roux
    Dept of Investigative Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R1057-66. 2011
    ..Postingestive effects of high-fat nutrients resulting in conditioned taste aversion may partially explain this observation; the role of GLP-1 in mediating postprandial responses after gastric bypass requires further investigation...
  69. ncbi The influence of taxes and subsidies on energy purchased in an experimental purchasing study
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Farber Hall, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:406-14. 2010
    ..Subsidizing more healthful foods with high nutrient density increased energy intake, without changing the macronutrient profile of foods purchased. These results favor taxes as a way to reduce caloric intake...
  70. ncbi Prenatal exposure to a maternal low-protein diet programmes a preference for high-fat foods in the young adult rat
    Leanne Bellinger
    Centre for Reproduction and Early Life, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, Loughborough LE12 5RD, UK
    Br J Nutr 92:513-20. 2004
    ..Their offspring were allocated to a self-selected-diet protocol to assess appetite and food preferences at 12 and at 30 weeks of age...
  71. ncbi Bitter taste markers explain variability in vegetable sweetness, bitterness, and intake
    M E Dinehart
    Department of Health Promotion and Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut, Storrs 06269 2101, USA
    Physiol Behav 87:304-13. 2006
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  72. ncbi Predictive neural coding of reward preference involves dissociable responses in human ventral midbrain and ventral striatum
    JOHN P O'DOHERTY
    Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Neuron 49:157-66. 2006
    b>Food preferences are acquired through experience and can exert strong influence on choice behavior...
  73. pmc Improving the school food environment: results from a pilot study in middle schools
    Karen W Cullen
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030 2600, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:484-9. 2007
    ..Implementing longer-term and more ambitious changes and assessing cost issues and the potential enduring impact of these changes on student dietary change and disease risk reduction merits investigation...
  74. ncbi Lack of promoter IV-driven BDNF transcription results in depression-like behavior
    K Sakata
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Genes Brain Behav 9:712-21. 2010
    ..This is the first study that directly addressed the effects of endogenous promoter-driven expression of BDNF in depression-like behavior...
  75. ncbi Food and token quantity discrimination in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)
    Elsa Addessi
    Unit of Cognitive Primatology and Primate Center, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Via Ulisse Aldrovandi 16 b, 00197, Rome, Italy
    Anim Cogn 11:275-82. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi Children's food preferences: a longitudinal analysis
    Jean D Skinner
    Nutrition Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 1920, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:1638-47. 2002
    To compare children's food preferences longitudinally and identify factors related to food preferences.
  77. pmc Effects of CRF1-receptor and opioid-receptor antagonists on dependence-induced increases in alcohol drinking by alcohol-preferring (P) rats
    Nicholas W Gilpin
    Committee on Neurobiology of Addictive Disorders, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 32:1535-42. 2008
    ....
  78. pmc High-intensity sweeteners and energy balance
    Susan E Swithers
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, 703 Third Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, United States
    Physiol Behav 100:55-62. 2010
    ....
  79. pmc Nicotine exposure during adolescence induces a depression-like state in adulthood
    Sergio D Iniguez
    Program in Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 4301, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 34:1609-24. 2009
    ..Within this context, our findings, together with others indicating that nicotine exposure during adolescence enhances risk for addiction later in life, could serve as a potential model of comorbidity...
  80. ncbi Early flavor learning and its impact on later feeding behavior
    Gary K Beauchamp
    Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 48:S25-30. 2009
    ....
  81. pmc Preferential ethanol consumption in Drosophila models features of addiction
    Anita V Devineni
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 2822, USA
    Curr Biol 19:2126-32. 2009
    ..Third, flies rapidly return to high levels of ethanol consumption after a period of imposed abstinence. Thus, ethanol preference in Drosophila provides a new model for studying aspects of addiction...
  82. pmc Can food be addictive? Public health and policy implications
    Ashley N Gearhardt
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Addiction 106:1208-12. 2011
    ..Although the addictive potential of foods continues to be debated, important lessons learned in reducing the health and economic consequences of drug addiction may be especially useful in combating food-related problems...
  83. ncbi Dopamine for "wanting" and opioids for "liking": a comparison of obese adults with and without binge eating
    Caroline A Davis
    Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1220-5. 2009
    ....
  84. ncbi Meal pattern, food choice, nutrient intake and lifestyle factors in The Göteborg Adolescence Study
    A Sjoberg
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 459, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1569-78. 2003
    ..To relate meal pattern of Swedish adolescents to food choice, nutrient intake and other lifestyle factors...
  85. pmc Attacking the obesity epidemic: the potential health benefits of providing nutrition information in restaurants
    Scot Burton
    Department of Marketing and Logistics, Sam M Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1669-75. 2006
    ..Based on these results, we then conducted an experiment to address how the provision of nutrition information on menus influences purchase intentions and reported preferences...
  86. ncbi How palatable food disrupts appetite regulation
    Charlotte Erlanson-Albertsson
    Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 97:61-73. 2005
    ..Hence, palatable food offsets normal appetite regulation, which may explain the increasing problem of obesity worldwide...
  87. ncbi The impact of child care providers' feeding on children's food consumption
    Sheryl O Hughes
    Children s Nutrition Research Center, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:100-7. 2007
    ..Among many low-income young children, the responsibility for feeding may have shifted from family members to child care providers because these children spend the majority of their day in child care settings...
  88. ncbi Dietary patterns and cardiovascular disease mortality in Japan: a prospective cohort study
    Taichi Shimazu
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8575, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 36:600-9. 2007
    ..Although ecological observations suggest that the Japanese diet may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the impact of a Japanese dietary pattern upon mortality due to CVD is unclear...
  89. ncbi The importance of exposure for healthy eating in childhood: a review
    L Cooke
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:294-301. 2007
    Children's food preferences are strongly associated with their consumption patterns. Identifying the factors that influence preferences is therefore crucial to the development of effective interventions to improve children's diets...
  90. pmc Parental influences on young girls' fruit and vegetable, micronutrient, and fat intakes
    Jennifer Orlet Fisher
    Department of Pediatrics, US Department of Agriculture Children s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:58-64. 2002
    ..To evaluate parents' fruit and vegetable intake and their use of pressure to eat in child feeding as predictors of their 5-year-old daughters' fruit and vegetable, micronutrient, and fat intakes...
  91. ncbi Role of parents in the determination of the food preferences of children and the development of obesity
    D Benton
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:858-69. 2004
    The role of parental behaviour in the development of food preferences is considered. Food preferences develop from genetically determined predispositions to like sweet and salty flavours and to dislike bitter and sour tastes...
  92. pmc An environmental intervention to promote lower-fat food choices in secondary schools: outcomes of the TACOS Study
    Simone A French
    University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1507-12. 2004
    ..We evaluated an environmental intervention intended to increase sales of lower-fat foods in secondary school cafeterias...
  93. ncbi The alcohol-preferring P rat and animal models of excessive alcohol drinking
    Richard L Bell
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    Addict Biol 11:270-88. 2006
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  94. ncbi A life course perspective: understanding food choices in time, social location, and history
    Carol M Devine
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 4401, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:121-8. 2005
    ..Life course analysis is a useful research and practice tool because of the many ways in which foods, the individuals choosing them, and food choice environments are changing...
  95. ncbi Molecular mechanisms of fat preference and overeating
    Dany Gaillard
    Physiologie de la Nutrition, UMR INSERM U866, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Biologie Appliquée à la Nutrition et à l Alimentation ENSBANA, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1141:163-75. 2008
    ..This paper provides a brief overview of postoral regulation of food intake by lipids and then highlights recent data suggesting the existence of a "fatty taste" which might contribute to lipid overeating and hence to the risk of obesity...
  96. ncbi Impact of front-of-pack 'traffic-light' nutrition labelling on consumer food purchases in the UK
    Gary Sacks
    School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Promot Int 24:344-52. 2009
    ..Further research on the influence of nutrition signposting will be needed before this labelling format can be considered a promising public health intervention...
  97. pmc Food reinforcement and eating: a multilevel analysis
    Leonard H Epstein
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3000, USA
    Psychol Bull 133:884-906. 2007
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  98. ncbi Effects of front-of-package and shelf nutrition labeling systems on consumers
    James C Hersey
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Nutr Rev 71:1-14. 2013
    ..More research is needed to determine the effects of FOP nutrition labeling on consumers' actual shopping behaviors and dietary intakes...
  99. pmc Sweet preferences and analgesia during childhood: effects of family history of alcoholism and depression
    Julie A Mennella
    Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104 3308, USA
    Addiction 105:666-75. 2010
    ..Design Between- and within-subject experimental study...
  100. ncbi Impact of food advertising on food purchases by students in primary and secondary schools in south-eastern Poland
    A Mazur
    Institute of Physiotherapy, University of Rzeszow, St Warszawska 26a, 35 205 Rzeszow, Poland
    Public Health Nutr 11:978-81. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of food advertising in primary and secondary schools on the food purchasing habits of children...
  101. ncbi Internal and external moderators of the effect of variety on food intake
    Abigail K Remick
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada
    Psychol Bull 135:434-51. 2009
    ..An evolutionary hypothesis may account for the distinct roles that internal and external variables play in moderating the variety effect. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...

Research Grants65

  1. Language/theory/food conception and eating behavior
    JULIE LUMENG; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dietary composition is an important contributor to childhood overweight risk, but interventions to alter food preferences (and therefore choices) have limited efficacy...
  2. Effects on Caffeine on Adolescent Behavior and Physiology
    Jennifer L Temple; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..these results will provide information on the potential link between caffeine use and the development of food preferences, in particular preference for foods and beverage with high levels of added sugar...
  3. Growing Right Onto Wellness (GROW): Changing Early Childhood BMI Trajectories
    Shari Barkin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Food preferences and activity habits set in early childhood can profoundly influence lifelong trajectories for Body l\/lass Index (BMI) and health...
  4. Transduction mechanisms and CNS targets of GC-D neurons
    Steven D Munger; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..pheromones or social cues) can promote mating or aggression behaviors or can contribute to transmission of food preferences between individual mice...
  5. Considering Patient Diet Preference to Optimize Weight Loss
    William S Yancy; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is widely felt, but not empirically shown, that targeting the diet to an individual's food preferences will enhance adherence, thereby improving weight loss outcomes...
  6. Lunch in the Bag: Packing More Fruit, Vegetables, Grain in Preschool Sack Lunches
    DEANNA MARIE HOELSCHER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This includes preschool age children, which is a major concern since food preferences and eating habits developed in early childhood track into later childhood and early adulthood...
  7. MODEL FOR SENSITIVE PERIODS IN EARLY FLAVOR LEARNING
    JULIA ANNE MENNELLA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..other mammals, what a nursing mother eats during the first months of lactation can influence her child's food preferences. We propose to conduct a detailed randomized within- and between-subject study of women and their infants ..
  8. Increasing Vegetable Intake in Children
    THERESA ANN NICKLAS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Since children's food preferences and practices are initiated early in life (e.g...
  9. Parent-Focused Weight Management for Children with Intellectual Disabilities
    MARTIN R SHEEHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..risk of obesity depends on many factors, parents are the key players in shaping the home environment, diet, food preferences, and physical activity levels...
  10. Molecular and Cellular Basis for the Efficacy of Bariatric Surgery
    David H Wasserman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in gut-brain signaling resulting from the Roux-en-Y and gastric sleeve procedures alter satiety, hunger, food preferences, and glucose homeostasis prior to the achievement of significant weight loss...
  11. Impact of diet composition during infancy on energy balance, satiety and growth
    JILLIAN CHRISTINE TRABULSI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Anthropometric measures and food preferences will be obtained to explore whether and how later growth (Secondary Aim 2) and later diet and food ..
  12. Genetics of Taste: A Flavor for Health -- Community Lab and Education Programs
    BRIDGET CROWLEY COUGHLIN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Genetic variability in a person's ability to taste correlates with their food preferences. Teaching the public about their genetic profile and its influence on taste may have a positive impact on ..
  13. Taste, smell, and feeding behavior in autism: A quantitative traits study
    Loisa Bennetto; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..100 well-matched typical controls, on their ability to detect and identify odorants and tastes, pattern of food preferences, and degree of social impairment...
  14. Processes in cognitive development as targets for eating behavior interventions
    Julie C Lumeng; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and to parlay these findings into improved interventions to shape children's eating behavior and food preferences. She will approach this goal through obtaining unique interdisciplinary training in cognitive developmental ..
  15. Carbohydrate Appetite Fat Appetite and Obesity
    Anthony Sclafani; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of this project are to (1) Investigate the relationshipbetween nutrientreinforcementand satiety in learned food preferences. (2) Determine the effects of deprivation state on conditioned flavor preference and acceptance...
  16. Low Fat Entrees and School Lunch: Moderators of Selection and Participation Rates
    John B Bartholomew; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..also conduct a series of taste tests to supplement the focus group information with quantitative data about food preferences. Consequently, food service directors will be better informed on how to manipulate menus that direct children ..
  17. SCHOOL AND FAMILY BASED OBESITY PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN
    Thomas Robinson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..In addition, several innovative approaches will be included: interventions to influence food preferences and television viewing, interventions promoting health advocacy, and computer-assisted instruction...
  18. Ontogeny of Olfactory Hedonic Encoding
    REGINA MARIE SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Odor hedonics (pleasantness and unpleasantness) are a major factor in such varied functions as food preferences and social affiliations, thus understanding how hedonic valence is incorporated into odor representation ..
  19. ASSOCIATIVE CONDITIONING OF CHILDREN'S FOOD PREFERENCES
    Leann Birch; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..To date, human data for conditioned food preferences are limited to carbohydrate because the carbohydrate manipulations are readily and quickly sensed...
  20. Long Chain Fatty Acid (LCFA) Taste Receptor CD36 in Food Choice and Consumption
    Eric Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our hypothesis is that CD36-mediated sensing of LCFA affects people's food preferences, choices, and consumption...
  21. SEVERITY OF LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT ILLNESS IN INFANTS
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..will advance our basic knowledge of the psychobiology of carbohydrate and fat appetite and the development of food preferences. The findings may provide practical benefits for current attempts to alter dietary fat and carbohydrate ..
  22. CANCER RISK FACTOR PREVENTION FOR HIGH RISK YOUTH
    Joel Killen; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Assessments of children's height, weight, tricep skinfold thickness, waste and hip circumferences, food preferences, cardiorespiratory fitness and self-reported behavior, attitudes and knowledge and Tanner Stage of ..
  23. Healthy Lifestyle: Family Based Intervention Overweight
    Martin Sheehan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..risk of obesity depends on many factors, parents are the key players in shaping the home environment, diet, food preferences, and physical activity levels...
  24. Getting a Head Start on Healthier Eating Habits
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Since children's food preferences and practices are initiated early in life (e.g...
  25. Dietary Change in Families of Preschool Children
    Marsha Davis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..There is substantial evidence that children?s food preferences and eating patterns are initiated early in life and parents are the primary influence on the child?s emerging ..
  26. 5 A Day Preschool Power Plus Program
    Donald Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..outcome will be self-reported child preferences for fruits and vegetables, measured at follow-up with the food preferences card sorting task (CST) developed previously in POWER PLUS...
  27. Food Preferences of Ethnic Minority Preschoolers
    Theresa Nicklas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Since children's food preferences and practices are initiated early in life (e.g...
  28. CANCER DIET KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEFS IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
    ADELIA BOVELL BENJAMIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..with the dietary guidelines, in rural, urban, low- and middle-income AA populations; and iii) define the food preferences, practices and purchasing patterns, in rural, urban, low- and middle-income AA populations...
  29. Mechanisms of Positive Energy Balance in PROP Nontasters
    Kathleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Researchers have found that tasters and non-tasters differ in their food preferences, selection, and body weights...
  30. DEVELOPMENT OF GOLDEN LION TAMARIN FORAGING BEHAVIOR
    LISA RAPAPORT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..However, our understanding of how food preferences, eating habits and skills are learned is still very rudimentary...
  31. Altering Dietary Patterns in Preschool Children
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Background. Community-based studies are needed that examine the effect of parent behaviors on the developing food preferences and dietary patterns of young children...
  32. COMPULSIVE FOOD-SEEKING & FOOD MOTIVATION IN PWS
    Jennifer Zarcone; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..of food related issues for people with PWS, laboratory studies of food choice reveal orderly and consistent food preferences in this population...
  33. Neuropharmacology of Learned Food Preferences
    Anthony Sclafani; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Learning also plays an important role in modifying and strengthening food preferences, although much less is known about the neurocircuitry involved...
  34. ALCOHOL EFFECT ON HUMAN LACTATION AND INFANT BEHAVIOR
    JULIE MENNELLA; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..AIM 3: To explore the role of early experiences with ethanol in mothers' milk and the emotional context of such experiences, on the recognition of, and preference for, the sensory properties of ethanol ..
  35. ALCOHOL APPETITE--A NUTRIENT CONDITIONING ANALYSIS
    Karen Ackroff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It will advance our basic knowledge of the psychobiology of alcohol appetite and may provide practical benefits for controlling alcohol consumption in humans. ..
  36. Fetal Origins of Disease:Markers,Modulations, Mechanisms
    Michael Myers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Key measurements will include assessments of Newborn feeding behaviors and food preferences and CV and responses to food and feeding. Aim 3...
  37. Food reinforcement-genotype interactions and eating
    Leonard H Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings are relevant to a greater understanding of behavioral and genetic factors related to obesity, as well as providing ideas that may be relevant for treatment interventions for those high in food reinforcement. ..
  38. Habituation to food in children
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These studies are designed to understand how individual differences in habituation may be an important factor that differentiates overweight and non-overweight youth. ..
  39. EFFECTS OF CHANGING SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR IN OBESE CHILDREN
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Developing a better understanding of why obese youth increase physical activity or decrease energy intake when sedentary behaviors are reduced is important for the treatment of pediatric obesity. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. EARLY HUSBANDRY INFLUENCES ON ADULT PHENOTYPE
    MICHAEL TORDOFF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results will lead to better environmental controls in future work and, asa direct consequence, easierand more rapid progress with genetic analyses. ..
  41. Modifying the home T.V. watching environment
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. A BEHAVIORAL ECONOMIC APPROACH TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY
    Leonard Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will yield important information on new ways to treat pediatric obesity, minimizing dietary restriction and maximizing children learning healthier eating habits. ..
  43. An Exploratory Center for Obesity Research (RMI)
    Adam Drewnowski; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By promoting interagency collaborations, these efforts will help the NIH develop a roadmap on how to effectively translate research findings into national, state, and local health policy. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Familys' Web: Cancer Prevention for Daughters
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This feasibility or pilot study will provide the foundation for a full scale intervention focused on dietary change. ..
  45. INCREASING SCHOOL SNACK BAR FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INTAKE
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Positive findings from this study should be applicable to middle schools where snack bars are available. ..
  46. Exploring strategies to increase school breakfast consumption in middle schools
    Karen Cullen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improving SB participation may be an important public health environmental intervention with both significant health and academic outcomes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Non-Homeostatic Neural Controls of Food Intake
    Hans Rudolf Berthoud; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATION OF THE VAGAL-ENTERIC INTERFACE
    Hans Rudolf Berthoud; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. The Role of Peer Relations on Youth Eating and Choices of Activities
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study may improve understanding of barriers to weight loss in overweight youths and past non-adherence to health recommendations. ..
  50. HEDONICS AND DIETARY INTAKE OF FAT
    Richard Mattes; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This will be explored through stable isotope tracer studies for Aim 3. The proposed work will hold important public health, clinical, commercial and basic biological implications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Gestational Diabetes in Women:Taste & Endocrine Factors
    BEVERLY TEPPER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Non-pregnant controls will also be studied. The long-term goal of this project is to obtain a better understanding of taste changes in GDM to develop better preventative and therapeutic dietary intervention strategies for this disease. ..
  52. LABORATORY ANALYSIS OF COCAINE ABSTINENCE
    RICHARD FOLTIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCEENS FOR ASSESSING TASTE SENSITIVITY
    JOHN GLENDINNING; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A normative data-base for both screens will be established and made available to the scientific community. The assay procedures developed will be applicable by a single laboratory technician with limited experience. ..
  54. IV COCAINE ABUSE TREATMENT: A LABORATORY MODEL
    RICHARD FOLTIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Work-Family Integration and Diets of Multi-Ethnic Adults
    Carol Devine; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results will be useful in both interventions and future research. ..
  56. Food Rheology and Feeding in Lean and Obese Humans
    Richard Mattes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Childhood obesity treatment targeting specific behaviors
    Hollie Raynor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Moreover, by comparing the effects of targeting the traditional or substitute behaviors, data will be obtained for a power analysis for a full-scale trial of the effects of these two approaches on long-term weight loss. ..
  58. Peer Influence on Eating Behavior in Overweight and Normal Weight Youths
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is designed to understand differences in responses to the social and food environment between overweight and non overweight youths. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Clinical and experimental studies of obesity
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Adaptation of a CBT Intervention for Eating Disorders
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  61. Diet, Activity, Obesity & The Built Environment Dynamics
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A central issue is determining modifiable environment factors that may reduce ethnic and socioeconomic differentials in health status. ..
  62. FOOD SUBSTITUTION FOR CHILD NUTRITION/OBESITY PREVENTION
    Myles Faith; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This investigation is designed to provide new insights into environmental manipulations that will induce food substitutions compatible with obesity prevention, while advancing behavioral-economics theory. ..
  63. BEYOND RACE--EXPLAINING INEQUALITY MANIFESTED AS OBESITY
    Barry Popkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This work will provide important insights in the relative importance of genetic and environmental determinants of overweight and activity. ..
  64. Prevention of Obesity at Universities:A Randomized Trial
    Michael R Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....