Table 4

Mean (s.d.) intake of foods from 4 groups and total kilocalories consumed, by neophobia status

High neophobia (n = 52)

Low neophobia (n = 57)


Fruit and vegetables (g)

30.81 (30.21)*

47.34 (38.96)*

Protein (g)

29.59 (23.54)**

47.66 (27.67)**

Starch (g)

29.87 (18.06)

24.65 (18.55)

Snacks (g)

48.32 (21.12)

49.72 (20.57)

Total energy (kcal)

405.33 (149.98)*

477.02 (159.34)*


Significance of difference: * p < 0.05, **p < 0.005

Cooke et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:14   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-14

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