Sensory preferences for fat and sugar in adolescence and adult life.

  • Adam Drewnowski
  • Published 1989 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Abstract

It is widely accepted that children love sweets.' The consumption of sugars is higher in childhood and adolescence than in adult life, and sugars contribute over one-quarter of all calories to the preadolescent diet.2.3 Sensory preferences for sweet taste are higher among children than among adults. Children and adolescents optimally prefer higher sucrose… (More)

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@article{Drewnowski1989SensoryPF, title={Sensory preferences for fat and sugar in adolescence and adult life.}, author={Adam Drewnowski}, journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences}, year={1989}, volume={561}, pages={243-50} }