Medical News Summary: Sense of taste may influence our weight


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About: Sense of taste may influence our weight
Date: 29 October 2004
Source: Fox 23 News
Author: N.J. Trenton
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Fox 23 News): A university study has found that people who were extremely sensitive to bitter tastes were generally 20% thinner than people who were insensitive to bitter tastes. Researchers say that people insensitive to bitter tastes usually ate more and preferred fattier, sweeter, hotter and more bitter foods which tends to cause weight gain.
URL: http://www.fox23news.com/news/national/story.aspx?content_id=81E8FAAF-ECFF-4509-A763-149E494DE9A0
Related Disease Topics: Overweight

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