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Sense of taste may influence our weight

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.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Fox 23 News

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About: Sense of taste may influence our weight

Date: 29 October 2004

Source: Fox 23 News

Author: N.J. Trenton

URL: http://www.fox23news.com/news/national/story.aspx?content_id=81E8FAAF-ECFF-4509-A763-149E494DE9A0

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