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Taste perception in massively obese and in non-obese adolescents.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
International journal of pediatric obesity : IJPO : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
Publication Date
Volume
2
Issue
4
Pages
242–248
Identifiers
PMID: 17852551
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Massively obese subjects have higher taste sensitivity than control subjects, especially for sucrose and salt. This can be explained, to some extent, by the influence of obesity-related metabolic disorders, which appears to be gender-specific.

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