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Apr 08, 2014 | 09:13 AM CDT

Study: Smoking Curbs Obese Women's Ability to Taste Fat, Sugar

Obese smokers in the study perceived less creaminess, sweetness and pleasure while tasting puddings than did the other three groups.

Mar 27, 2014 | 04:22 PM CDT

Monell Study Reveals Pandas Have a Natural Sweet Tooth

A recent study finds pandas have a penchant for some natural sweeteners including fructose and sucrose.

Mar 24, 2014 | 10:37 AM CDT

Study: Children's Salty, Sweet Taste Preferences Linked to Growth

Children who were tall for their age preferred sweeter solutions, and children with higher amounts of body fat preferred saltier soups.

Mar 10, 2014 | 08:02 AM CDT

Report: F&F Market Expected to Reach $2.060 Billion by 2018

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.

Feb 03, 2014 | 12:49 PM CST

Séralini Report Claims Toxicity of Certain Pesticides, Cites Roundup

Séralini et al., which had previously released discredited reports about potential toxicity of genetically modified maize, have published another report: "Major pesticides are more toxic to human cells than their declared active principles."

Feb 03, 2014 | 10:21 AM CST

Study: Fructose Doesn't Appear to Be Any Worse than Glucose

The study in the Current Opinion in Lipidology also said pooled analyses showed fructose may have important advantages over glucose for body weight, glycemic control and blood pressure.

Jan 27, 2014 | 01:26 PM CST

Humans Can Use Smell to Detect Levels of Dietary Fat

In all three experiments, participants could use the sense of smell to discriminate different levels of fat in the milk.

Jan 14, 2014 | 08:43 AM CST

Report: Stevia to Gain Larger Slice of Sweetener Market by 2017

Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research expect the value of stevia as an additive for use in food and beverage manufacturing to grow to $275 million by 2017.

Dec 11, 2013 | 08:10 PM CST

EFSA: Aspartame Safe at Current Levels of Exposure

Following a thorough review of evidence provided both by animal and human studies, experts have ruled out a potential risk of aspartame causing damage to genes and inducing cancer.

Nov 25, 2013 | 10:20 AM CST

Study: Diet-Induced Obesity Impacts Taste Perception

A recent study has found that diet-induced obesity significantly influences peripheral taste receptor cell signals in mice, which likely leads to changes in the central taste system and may cause altered taste perception.