Diet and Craving

The CNP Diet and Craving Research Category consolidates research exploring the interdependent relationship between dietary intake and cravings. To view each original study on the open internet, click “Original.” To view the CNP summary of the study, click “CNP Summary.” While a small portion of the studies in this research category are available below for free, the full set of studies (and their summaries) are available to CNP members through the CNP Library Membership (available Fall 2021).

2020

Fructose and uric acid as drivers of a hyperactive foraging response: a clue to behavioral disorders associated with impulsivity or mania?

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2018

Food addiction and associations with mental health symptoms: a systematic review with meta-analysis

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2015

Which foods may be addictive? The roles of processing, fat content, and glycemic load

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2019

Fat addiction: psychological and physiological trajectory

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2019

History of early life adversity is associated with increased food addiction and sex-specific alterations in reward network connectivity in obesity

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2020

Rethinking food reward

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2018

Role of addiction and stress neurobiology on food intake and obesity

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2018

The role of reward circuitry and food addiction in the obesity epidemic: an update

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2019

Acupuncture attenuates alcohol dependence through activation of endorphinergic input to the nucleus accumbens from the arcuate nucleus

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2015

Obesity and the neurocognitive basis of food reward and the control of intake

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2016

To eat or not to eat: effects of food availability on reward system activity during food picture viewing

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2019

The influence of taste liking on the consumption of nutrient rich and nutrient poor foods

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2016

'Emotional' does not even start to cover it: Generalization of overeating in emotional eaters

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2019

Is comfort food actually comforting for emotional eaters? A (moderated) mediation analysis

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2011

Emotional eating

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2018

The trajectory from mood to obesity

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2019

Subjective experiences of highly processed food consumption in individuals with food addiction

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2017

Differences in dietary preferences, personality and mental health in Australian adults with and without food addiction

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2018

How does food addiction influence dietary intake profile?

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2018

Food addiction, high-glycemic-Index carbohydrates, and obesity

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2018

Compulsive "grazing" and addictive tendencies towards food

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2017

Preclinical evidence for the addiction potential of highly palatable foods: Current developments related to maternal influence

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2018

Sugar addiction: from evolution to revolution

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2017

Are the gut bacteria telling us to eat or not to eat? Reviewing the role of gut microbiota in the etiology, disease progression and treatment of eating disorders

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2020

Food addiction, binge eating, and the role of dietary restraint: converging evidence from animal and human studies

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2017

Incorporating food addiction into disordered eating: the disordered eating food addiction nutrition guide (DEFANG)

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2013

Adaptations in brain reward circuitry underlie palatable food cravings and anxiety induced by high-fat diet withdrawal

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2015

Foods and dietary profiles associated with 'food addiction' in young adults

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2019

Food cue reactivity in food addiction: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study

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2021

Food addiction and psychiatric comorbidities: a review of current evidence

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2018

What Is the evidence for “food addiction?” A systematic review

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2018

Development of the highly processed food withdrawal scale

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2018

Food addiction, high-glycemic-index carbohydrates, and obesity

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2017

Differences in dietary preferences, personality and mental health in Australian adults with and without food addiction

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2013

Adaptations in brain reward circuitry underlie palatable food cravings and anxiety induced by high-fat diet withdrawal

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2020

Brain–gut–microbiome interactions in obesity and food addiction

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2020

Low carbohydrate ketogenic therapy as a metabolic treatment for binge eating and ultraprocessed food addiction

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2021

Ultra-processed foods and binge eating: A retrospective observational study

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2020

Overeating and food addiction in Major Depressive Disorder: Links to peripheral dopamine

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2019

Weight gain in Major Depressive Disorder: Linking appetite and disordered eating to leptin and ghrelin

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2020

Regulating food craving: From mechanisms to interventions

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2018

Cognitive reappraisal of low-calorie food predicts real-world craving and consumption of high- and low-calorie foods in daily life

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2018

Food cravings and body weight: a conditioning response

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2017

Food cravings in everyday life: An EMA study on snack-related thoughts, cravings, and consumption

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2016

Reward-Induced Eating: Therapeutic Approaches to Addressing Food Cravings

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2020

Brain activity associated with regulating food cravings predicts changes in self-reported food craving and consumption over time

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2019

Uncontrolled eating: a unifying heritable trait linked with obesity, overeating, personality and the brain

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2018

Neural correlates of dietary self-control in healthy adults: A meta-analysis of functional brain imaging studies

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2020

Emotional eating in relation to worries and psychological distress emotional eating in relation to worries and psychological distress amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: A population-based survey on adults in Norway

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2018

Causes of emotional eating and matched treatment of obesity

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2020

The effect of hunger and satiety on mood-related food craving

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2018

A narrative review of the construct of hedonic hunger and its measurement by the Power of Food Scale

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2020

Functional brain networks: Unique patterns with hedonic appetite and confidence to resist eating in older adults with obesity

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2020

Longitudinal prospective association between hedonic hunger and unhealthy food and drink intake in adolescents.

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2019

Random access to palatable food stimulates similar addiction-like responses as a fixed schedule, but only a fixed schedule elicits anticipatory activation

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2014

Snack food intake in ad libitum fed rats is triggered by the combination of fat and carbohydrates.

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2020

Persistent epigenetic reprogramming of sweet taste by diet

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2020

The psychology of food cravings: the role of food deprivation

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2020

Food cravings: associations with dietary intake and metabolic health

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2021

Food addiction assessment in a non-clinical sample of the Italian population

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