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“Eating addiction,” rather than “food addiction,” better captures addictive-like eating behavior, according to a recent report published in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.
The report highlights Asia-Pacific region as the largest market for savory ingredients and also the fastest-growing market with India and China dominating the region.
The percentage of organics consumers who say they also use non-GMO labeled foods and beverages increased in 2013 as compared to a year ago.
Study finds that sweet taste perception and intake may be specifically affected via secretion of Glucocorticoid (GC) hormones and subsequent activation of GC receptors in taste cells.
Surprisingly, none of the genes thus identified belonged to the category of taste or smell receptors.
According to report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, diacetyl was one of the most intense volatile compounds, for example, in the aroma of pasteurized AA butter.
Obese smokers in the study perceived less creaminess, sweetness and pleasure while tasting puddings than did the other three groups.
A recent study finds pandas have a penchant for some natural sweeteners including fructose and sucrose.
Children who were tall for their age preferred sweeter solutions, and children with higher amounts of body fat preferred saltier soups.
North America is the current leader in the consumption of flavor and fragrances after replacing Europe; however, in Asia, China and India are growing fast, according to market research firm Research and Markets.