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

As many as 59 per cent of pupils do not consider themselves to be fussy eaters, and this applies to both girls and boys.

  • The world becomes more sour and exciting for teenagers

    It would appear that you can safely notch up a gear when it comes to food, drinks and snacks for teenagers. The study showed that their sense of taste changes noticeably: The ability to recognise tastes increases gradually with age, and the greatest shift is seen at 13-14 years when children become markedly more sensitive to sour tastes. At exactly the same time, their love of very sweet flavours starts waning. And it is here too that many more declare they are not fussy eaters. Past studies have shown that children who like sour things tend not to be nearly as fussy as children who are not mad about sour foods. Those who prefer sour flavours are also more open to tasting new foods.


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

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