Appetite is an international research journal specializing in behavioural nutrition and the cultural, sensory, and physiological influences on choices and intakes of foods and drinks. It covers normal and disordered eating and drinking, dietary attitudes and practices and all aspects of the bases of human and animal behaviour toward food.

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2.585 (2011)

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Soft drink ads target 'vulnerable'

What keeps consumers hooked on high sugar soft drinks? Advertising, of course. But why are some consumers more adept at ignoring these cues than others?


Women with a 'sweet tooth' more in tune with their bodies

Women who crave sweet taste sensations are more in tune with their bodies—and better able to tell when they feel full—than women with an aversion to the sweet stuff. That's according to new research from psychologists ...


Growing appetite for meat alternatives in Brussels

Increasing numbers of people in Belgium are turning away from meat in favor of plant-based alternatives, according to new research from psychologists at the University of Bath, in collaboration with Belgian animal welfare ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why cold sandwiches make you reach for chips

Choosing a hot sandwich instead of a cold one may be better for your waistline, according to a study by a Rutgers University‒Camden scholar.

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