Taste and food preference changes across the course of pregnancy.

  title={Taste and food preference changes across the course of pregnancy.},
  author={Deborah J Bowen},
  volume={19 3},
The present study investigates taste and specific food consumption changes across the course of pregnancy. These variables could potentially play a role in excess pregnancy-associated weight gains. Pregnant and postpartum women were asked to consume a series of everyday foods in the laboratory. Consumption and taste perception of each food were measured. In contrast to the self-report literature on cravings and aversions during pregnancy, which emphasizes changes in the first trimester, this… CONTINUE READING

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