How may refined carbohydrates affect satiety and mood?

Hammersley, Richard and Reid, Marie and Duffy, Maresa (2007) How may refined carbohydrates affect satiety and mood? Nutrition Bulletin, 32 (Special Supplement 1). pp. 61-70. ISSN 1471-9827

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Effects of refined carbohydrates on satiety and mood remain controversial. After a brief review of findings, some conceptual distinctions underlying mood and satiety are discussed; the physiological processes, cognitive processes and behaviours involved all need to be considered. From recent research on emotion and mood, a two-stage model is described of the psychological processes that mediate betweencarbohydrate ingestion, mood rating and food intake. This involves rapid non-conscious appraisal and slower cognitive appraisal. It is concluded that the effects of carbohydrates on subjective state and eating behaviour are fragile and liable to alter as a function of the prior state of an individual and the setting of ingestion.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Psychology and Sociology
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2009 13:55
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2012 09:25


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