• consumption of comfort foods
  • The consumption of comfort foods can facilitate feelings of relational connection and belonging, and the motivation behind pursuing certain foods can be modulated by social context and environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study also revealed strong connections between consumption of comfort foods and feelings of guilt. (wikipedia.org)
  • A degree of psychological comfort can be achieved by recreating experiences that are associated with pleasant memories, such as engaging in familiar activities, maintaining the presence of familiar objects, and consumption of comfort foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • intake
  • Food and beverage intake was collected on the days before and after testing by direct observation of breakfast and completion of 24-hour dietary recalls. (ku.edu)
  • Our results suggest that infants weaned through the baby-led approach learn to regulate their food intake in a manner, which leads to a lower BMI and a preference for healthy foods like carbohydrates. (bmj.com)
  • His early work addressed (a) how and what animals learn about the value of their food, (b) how artificial sweeteners influence appetite and body weight, (c) how salt intake is regulated, and (d) how dietary calcium influences salt intake. (wikipedia.org)
  • A therapeutic use of these findings includes offering comfort foods or "happy hour" beverages to anorectic geriatric patients whose health and quality of life otherwise decreases with reduced oral intake. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physiology
  • The results, which were published in the Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition , found that if cats determine the scent of one food is more attractive than another, they will eat that food without even tasting the food with a less attractive odor. (wtvm.com)
  • chicken
  • We have Purina Cat Chow available in a canister for them 24/7 but also rotate a variety of dry foods to them just to keep them interested: Currently their diet consists of: Iams Original w/ chicken, Friskies Seafood Sensations, Friskies Dental Diet, Fancy Feast fillet mignon w/ shrimp, Fancy Feast Ocean fish w/salmon, One w/ Salmon and Tuna, One w/ Chicken and Rice. (backyardchickens.com)
  • Since I can't, I do feed some of them Iams dry, and the barn cats get Friskies Sensations or Kit n Kaboodle because they are some of the few that don't have rice (barn cat with rice allergy - and I have to keep her out of the chicken food because some have rice). (backyardchickens.com)
  • Many a household with more than one cat will have different items on the dinner menu each night - one cat may be partial to dry, fish-flavored food, while another may only eat moist chicken. (wtvm.com)
  • The term comfort food has been traced back at least to 1966, when the Palm Beach Post used it in a story: "Adults, when under severe emotional stress, turn to what could be called 'comfort food'-food associated with the security of childhood, like mother's poached egg or famous chicken soup. (wikipedia.org)
  • sweetness
  • Still, the T2R38 genotype has been linked to a preference for sweetness in children, avoidance of alcoholic beverages, increased prevalence of colon cancer (because of inadequate vegetable consumption) and avoidance of cigarette smoking. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, chocolate is held as a popular comfort food as it is follows the pleasurable sweetness and the positive association with gifts/rewards. (wikipedia.org)
  • neophobic
  • Flaherty, Lorraine 2003-01-01 00:00:00 In food preference studies, mammals are often categorized as being either neophilic or neophobic, i.e., preferring or disliking a novel-tasting food. (deepdyve.com)
  • Babies just beginning to eat solid foods generally accept a wide variety of foods, toddlers and young children are relatively neophobic towards food, and older children, adults, and the elderly are often adventurous eaters with wide-ranging tastes. (wikipedia.org)
  • meat
  • Meat is an important and highly preferred human food. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meat is traditionally a high-status food. (wikipedia.org)
  • The perceived risk of food contamination can affect consumer attitudes towards meat, as after meat-related scares such as those associated with mad cow disease or bird flu. (wikipedia.org)
  • After adjusting other variables, older males were significantly more likely to prefer deli meats, meat, legumes, canned fruit, and ethnic foods compared to females. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, compared with African Americans, "Caucasians demonstrated higher percentages of preference for 9 of 13 food groups including pasta, meat, and fresh fruit. (wikipedia.org)
  • versus
  • We determined their preference for novel versus already-experienced flavored food and found that some inbred strains chose the food that they had been given previously, while others chose a different food. (deepdyve.com)
  • Nutrients
  • This includes their taste buds, their needs of certain vitamins and nutrients, and their desire for different types of food. (wikipedia.org)
  • tastes
  • All other preferences are learned, either culturally or by personal experience which may cause us to associate certain tastes or foods with unpleasant or pleasant moments. (foodreference.com)
  • 3. Why is sugary tastes a universal food preference? (getrevising.co.uk)
  • The challenge becomes one of distinguishing authentic or legitimate acquired tastes as a result of deeply considered preference changes from inauthentic ones motivated by status or conformity. (wikipedia.org)
  • dislike
  • Scientific studies explain why people like or dislike certain foods. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aspects like the environment, mental & physical health, and lifestyle choices are all contributing to the way a person decides on what foods they happen to like or dislike. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • Transfer of information concerning distant foods: a laboratory investigation of the 'information-centre' hypothesis. (deepdyve.com)
  • choice
  • We gave them plain-, cinnamon-, or cocoa-flavored powdered food on day 0 for 45 min and then a choice of cinnamon- or cocoa-flavored food 14 days later. (deepdyve.com)
  • hunger
  • Analysis of non-human primates' orbitofrontal cortex suggests decision making is additionally modulated by food identification, independent of hunger. (wikipedia.org)
  • journal
  • Food Quality and Preference is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of sensory and consumer science, published in 8 issues per year by Elsevier. (wikipedia.org)
  • flavor
  • Some chemicals or combinations of chemicals in foods provide both flavor and beneficial or enjoyable effects on the body and mind and may be reinforcing, leading to an acquired taste. (wikipedia.org)
  • varies
  • Marbling is important to some consumers but not others, and, as for fat content more generally, preference for marbling varies by region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical
  • Physical properties such as hardness and thickness of food had some influence but the chemical constituents of the food seemed to be less important. (journals.co.za)
  • One study divided college-students' comfort-food identifications into four categories (nostalgic foods, indulgence foods, convenience foods, and physical comfort foods) with a special emphasis on the deliberate selection of particular foods to modify mood or effect, and indications that the medical-therapeutic use of particular foods may ultimately be a matter of mood-alteration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most of these universal themes falls under the physical comfort such as contact comfort, comfort food, and thermal comfort. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • They like the high protein, higher fat foods, but their diet is also very driven by the need for certain amino acids. (wtvm.com)
  • PROP
  • In the 1960s, Roland Fischer was the first to link the ability to taste PTC, and the related[clarification needed] compound propylthiouracil (PROP), to food preference and body type[which? (wikipedia.org)
  • tend
  • An article, "The Myth of Comfort Food" asserted that men tend to choose these types of savory comfort foods because they remind them of being "pampered" or spoiled, while women choose snack-related foods because they are associated with low amounts of work and less "cleanup. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • This includes a very common Indian comfort food known as khichdi, which is also used for babies and convalescents. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • It was found that higher break points and response rates, as well as flatter demand functions were found for the same food in both Experiment 2 and 3. (waikato.ac.nz)
  • It was also found that when the concurrent alternative was on an FR 50 schedule, the response rates, break points and Pmax values of the food on the PR schedule tended to be higher than when the concurrent alternative was on an FR 20 schedule. (waikato.ac.nz)
  • different
  • Although numerous studies have focused on when to introduce solid foods into an infant's diet, there is a dearth of evidence concerning the impact of different weaning methods on food preferences and health. (bmj.com)
  • Different cultural traditions lead consumers to prefer different colors: some countries prefer relatively dark pork overall, some light, and some have no clear preference. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study of the proboscis of butterflies revealed surprising examples of adaptations to different kinds of fluid food, including nectar, plant sap, tree sap, dung and of adaptations to the use of pollen as complementary food in Heliconius butterflies. (wikipedia.org)
  • important
  • That is one important reason why dog food is not a nutritionally sufficient diet for cats. (wtvm.com)
  • factors
  • The following factors were examined as possible determinants of food preference, namely position, thickness, hardness, chemical composition and nitrogen enrichment. (journals.co.za)
  • None of the factors examined could be singled out statistically as the major determinant for food selection. (journals.co.za)
  • An aging adult's nutritional well-being can be affected by multiple socio-environmental factors, including access to healthy and affordable foods, congregate meal sites, and nutritious selections at restaurants. (wikipedia.org)
  • appetite
  • The smell of cat food may not whet your appetite, but aroma is nearly everything for your feline when it's deciding when and what to eat, according to recent research. (wtvm.com)
  • type
  • Cats can easily develop strong preferences for one type of food and decline all others, which can be a problem. (wtvm.com)
  • For some Indonesians, especially those who are abroad, comfort food might also be a certain brand or type of Indonesian instant noodle, such as Indomie Mi goreng. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • A cat that has only eaten dry food all its life may be averse to switching to a moist food. (wtvm.com)
  • Variety is the spice of life: frequent switching between foods in the polyphagous grasshopper Taeniopoda eques Burneister (Orthoptera: Acridadae). (deepdyve.com)
  • suggest
  • Activity in the medial orbitofrontal cortex and anterior singulate suggest that an affective value is assigned to every food identification. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • They changed food source with time, indicating a "mixed diet" selection, probably a strategy to avoid the concentration of toxic metabolites. (brillonline.com)
  • In the study presented the effects of two major system components - fertility management and crop protection - were tested in a rat preference test for the first time. (orgprints.org)
  • The time of day also play a role in consuming comfort foods. (wikipedia.org)