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Articles related to taste

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Feature: Sugar Cravings
We all differ in our sensitivity to natural and artificial sweeteners, but how much of this is genetic and how much due to the influences of our sugar-fuelled culture?
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Feature: A Taste for Fat
Desensitisation to the taste of fat may be an important factor in the obesity epidemic.
Smell and taste disorders compromise the health of children.
Feature: Smell & Taste Disorders in Children
The rate of taste disorders in children exceeds World Health Organisation guidelines, and combined with smell disorders compromises the nutritional health of a significant proportion of young Australians.
Browse: Sweetness Is in the Genes