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Table 2 Liking and healthiness perception ratings of each buffet food (n = 63)

From: Do hedonic- versus nutrition-based attitudes toward food predict food choices? a cross-sectional study of 6- to 11-year-olds

  Liking Healthiness
Red apple 8.2 ± 2.2 9.6 ± 1.1
Banana 8.3 ± 2.4 9.1 ± 1.4
Kiwi 7.9 ± 3.4 9.3 ± 1.2
Applesauce 8.2 ± 2.8 9.4 ± 1.2
Strawberries 9.4 ± 1.6 9.1 ± 1.6
Donuts 7.1 ± 3.1 4.0 ± 3.3
Chocolate cake 8.0 ± 2.6 4.4 ± 3.2
Smarties® 8.2 ± 2.5 3.6 ± 2.7
Kinder Bueno® 8.4 ± 2.5 3.4 ± 2.6
Gold Bears® 8.1 ± 2.6 3.0 ± 2.9
  1. Values are presented as the means ± SD