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Table 4 Pearson correlations between appeal and desire ratings by food category and participant characteristics

From: Assessing food appeal and desire to eat: the effects of portion size & energy density

  BMI Hunger Fullness Dietary Restraint Dietary Disinhibition
Food Appeal      
All foods .15 .16 -.10 -.11 -.08
Fruits .02 -.12 .12 .02 -.12
Discretionary foods .29** -.03 -.01 -.07 .03
Grains .13 .15 -.14 -.10 -.04
Dairy .01 .12 -.01 -.04 -.12
Vegetables .10 .06 -.04 -.07 -.07
Mixed Dishes .12 .30** -.23* -.14 -.01
Protein .13 .29** -.20* -.16 -.07
Desire to Eat      
All Foods .20* .34** -.24** -.21* .11
Fruits .04 .06 -.01 -.11 .02
Discretionary foods .20* .09 -.07 -.15 .19*
Grains .19* .30** -.25** -.21* .15
Dairy .16^ .36** -.24** -.09 .08
Vegetables .18* .31** -.22* -.19* .07
Mixed Dishes .17^ .41** -.32** -.21* .12
Protein .19* .41** -.29** -.24** .05
  1. **p < 0.01
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. ^p = 0.05