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Persuasive technology for overcoming food cravings and improving snack choices
Proceedings of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '14
A central challenge in weight management is the difficulty of overcoming desires for excessive and unhealthy food. Yet, studies show that when people are able to resist their desires for unhealthy choices, they experience pride and satisfaction. In order to alleviate the former and support the latter, we designed, implemented and tested a mobile application for improving snacking behavior. Our application delivers a food craving reduction intervention at the moment of need and allows users todoi:10.1145/2556288.2557099 dblp:conf/chi/HsuYYHCB14 fatcat:qzmcjlq5rjffdi2kcasaoi6kgu