Taste hedonics and thresholds in obesity.

  title={Taste hedonics and thresholds in obesity.},
  author={Robert Malcolm and Patrick M O'Neil and Andreas Hirsch and Hal S. Currey and G W Moskowitz},
  journal={International journal of obesity},
  volume={4 3},
Previous investigations of the relation of taste to obesity have focused on sweet taste, with inconclusive results. This study compared adult-onset obese, juvenile-onset obese, and never-obese females on sensitivity and hedonic (preference) responses to sweet, salty, sour, and bitter solutions. On no taste did the groups differ on detection or recognition thresholds or on hedonic ratings of supra-threshold concentrations. Two patterns of individual hedonic responses to increasing concentrations… CONTINUE READING

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