About this Research Topic
Food cravings refer to an intense desire to consume specific foods and are predictive of over- or binge eating. Many studies have been performed in an attempt to assess, understand and control food cravings. The aim of this research topic is to present up-to-date information about food cravings from different perspectives.
The expected themes are (but are not limited to):
Assessment of food cravings.
The role of food cravings in eating disorders, dieting, and obesity.
Psychological mechanisms that underlie food cravings.
Influence of food cravings on food choice.
Relationship between food cravings and food addiction, wanting and liking.
Self-control of food cravings.
Interventions aimed at reducing food cravings.
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