Taste preferences and food intake.

@article{Drewnowski1997TastePA,
  title={Taste preferences and food intake.},
  author={A Drewnowski},
  journal={Annual review of nutrition},
  year={1997},
  volume={17},
  pages={237-53}
}
Sensory responses to the taste, smell, and texture of foods help determine food preferences and eating habits. However, sensory responses alone do not predict food consumption. The view that a "sweet tooth" leads to obesity through excess sugar consumption is overly narrow. In reality, there are multiple links between taste perceptions, taste preferences, food preferences, and food choices and the amount of food consumed. Taste responses are influenced by a range of genetic, physiological, and… CONTINUE READING
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