Navigation Links
Girls have superior sense of taste to boys
Date:12/16/2008

or organs of taste on the tongue. However, the experiment showed that boys and girls have largely the same number of taste buds. So it would appear that what makes the difference is the way in which boys and girls process taste impressions," says Michael Bom Frst, Associate Professor at the Department of Food Science at LIFE. According to the figures, boys need an average of approximately 10 per cent more sourness and approximately 20 per cent more sweetness to recognise the taste.

  • Every third schoolchild would prefer not to eat sweet things

    Another sensational finding is that every third schoolchild would prefer non-sugary soft drinks. All the pupils did a blind test in which they were instructed to give scores to ten different variants of the same soft drink with varying sweetness and sourness. Surprisingly, as many as 30 per cent of the pupils preferred the variant which contained no sugar at all or very little. "This is new. In other words, soft drinks for children and young people do not always have to contain a lot of sugar," says Bodil Allesen-Holm. On the other hand, 48 per cent of the pupils just couldn't get enough: They gave top marks to the sweetest of the variants. "It may be because many pupils are quite used to drinking a lot of soft drinks and eating a lot of sweets," says Bodil Allesen-Holm.

  • Boys like it wild, girls prefer more muted flavours

    Funnily enough, girls generally prefer flavours which are not too strong. Boys, on the other hand, tend to like the more extreme flavours. Boys also have a sweeter tooth than girls most of the boys preferred the super sweet soft drink variety. And most boys also gave top marks to the sourest samples.

  • Yes, I like fish!

    The study shows that when you ask the children about their likes and dislikes, they actually like fish. As many as 70 per cent of the pupils said they like fish. And you can safely give them exciting foods.
    '/>"/>


  • Contact: Bodil Allesen-Holm
    bhah@life.ku.dk
    452-991-8486
    University of Copenhagen
    Source:Eurekalert  

    Page: 1 2 3 4

    Related biology news :

    1. Lack of vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls
    2. Baby boys are more likely to die than baby girls
    3. Adolescent girls with ADHD are at increased risk for eating disorders, study shows
    4. U of M research finds disordered eating less common among teen girls who regularly eat family meals
    5. Family conditions may affect when girls experience puberty
    6. Girls who begin dieting twice as likely to start smoking
    7. Girls prefer pink, or at least a redder shade of blue
    8. Positron emission tomography superior to standard evaluation tools in measuring treatment response
    9. Mayo Clinic study: Ossurs collars superior in immobilization and reduction of pressure
    10. Deprived of a sense of smell, worms live longer
    11. Painful heat sensed by painless in flies
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    Related Image:
    Girls have superior sense of taste to boys
    (Date:7/23/2014)... of getting tangled and forming knots. Scientists study these ... disentangle them (e.g. useful for gene sequencing techniques). Cristian ... (SISSA) in Trieste and his team have been carrying ... their dynamics. In their latest paper, just published in ... Marco Di Stefano, first author and PhD student at ...
    (Date:7/23/2014)... called Blastocystis can be beneficial to human health, ... our views of organisms that live off the human body. ... ingested three developmental stages of a large species of tapeworm ... with the tapeworms, which might have grown to be as ... feels fine. , "I knew there was no risk," he ...
    (Date:7/23/2014)... packed with healthful compounds, and now lab tests show ... prescription anti-diabetic medication, scientists report. In their new study ... Chemistry , they found that how the herbs are ... compounds contribute the most to this promising trait. , ... in 2012, type-2 diabetes affected more than 8 percent ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Intestinal parasites are 'old friends,' researchers argue 2Intestinal parasites are 'old friends,' researchers argue 3
    ... monarch butterflies ( Danaus plexippus ) migrate from overwintering ... but just how these delicate creatures manage to reach ... has largely remained a mystery. Monarch ButterflyNew research ... Norris, Department of Integrative Biology, former graduate student Nathan ...
    ... first line defence of the brain and are constantly ... cause uncontrolled inflammation within the brain, which can in ... BioMed Central,s open access journal Journal of Neuroinflammation ... the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines and inflammatory enzymes in ...
    ... ever more ubiquitous, researchers are using it to make ... diagnose diseases, learn more about inherited traits, and more. But ... always a tradeoff between how long any measurement takes to ... is very weak, the tradeoff is especially big. ...
    Cached Biology News:Study reveals how monarch butterflies recolonize northern breeding range 2The Japanese traditional therapy, honokiol, blocks key protein in inflammatory brain damage 2Columbia Engineering and Penn researchers increase speed of single-molecule measurements 2Columbia Engineering and Penn researchers increase speed of single-molecule measurements 3
    (Date:7/23/2014)... Adult stem cells that are required ... not magical. However, many current regenerative medicine ... if they were magical. , Many current clinical ... “stem cell tourism,” are evaluating heterologous tissue stem ... regenerative medicine therapies. In reality, these are not ...
    (Date:7/22/2014)... 22, 2014 The Board of Directors of BD ... declared a quarterly dividend of 54.5 cents per common share ... September 9, 2014. The indicated annual dividend rate is $2.18 ... is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers ... and evolving health needs. Our innovative solutions are focused on ...
    (Date:7/22/2014)... a solution of rod-shaped metal nanoparticles in water with ... tiny drill bits. Why? No one yet knows exactly. ... Technology (NIST) have clocked their speedand it,s fast. At ... 10 times faster than any nanoscale object submerged in ... rate has opened up the possibility that they could ...
    (Date:7/22/2014)... 2014 Nuclear reactors are used to ... controlled fission chain reaction in nuclear reactors is used ... to drive a power- generating turbine. Currently nuclear reactors ... total electricity production. Nuclear reactor market is expected to ... and proposed nuclear reactor projects. , Early buyers will ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC Continues to Develop Technologies for Homologous Adult Stem Cell Therapies and Drug Development 2The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC Continues to Develop Technologies for Homologous Adult Stem Cell Therapies and Drug Development 3The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC Continues to Develop Technologies for Homologous Adult Stem Cell Therapies and Drug Development 4The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC Continues to Develop Technologies for Homologous Adult Stem Cell Therapies and Drug Development 5NIST shows ultrasonically propelled nanorods spin dizzyingly fast 2Nuclear Energy Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019 2Nuclear Energy Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019 3
    ... SAN DIEGO, CA, March 30, 2009 Senomyx, Inc. ... on using proprietary technologies to discover and develop novel ... industries, announced today the extension of the collaborative research ... with Campbell Soup Company, a global manufacturer and marketer ...
    ... Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBO) will ... and interested parties in Zurich, Switzerland on April 1, ... update the investment community on the company,s business.Company chairman ... answer shareholder questions along with the ...
    ... March 30 BioVex Inc, a company developing new ... and infectious disease, announced today it has raised $40 ... private financing.The placement was led by Forbion Capital Partners, ... Agricole Private Equity, Harris & Harris Group, Innoven Partners, ...
    Cached Biology Technology:SENOMYX ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF ITS COLLABORATION WITH CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY 2SENOMYX ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF ITS COLLABORATION WITH CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY 3Webcast Alert: Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Investor Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland 2BioVex Raises $40 Million in First Close of Series F Financing 2BioVex Raises $40 Million in First Close of Series F Financing 3
    Naked1 Antibody Shipping Temperature: HOT Storage Temperature: -20C...
    Rabbit polyclonal to Phosphothreonine-X-Phosphotyrosine (HRP) ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
    Anti-ADAMTS-4, disintegrin-like domain Immunogen: Synthetic peptide - KLH conjugated Available Date: 38569...
    Leucine-rich repeat-containing G-protein coupled receptor 4...
    Biology Products: