The relationship between taste and obesity

posted 19 Dec 2012, 07:00 by Damian Wood   [ updated 7 Dec 2013, 04:08 ]
A article by Overberg and colleagues in the Archives of Disease in Childhood (Arch Dis Child2012;97:1048-1052 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-301189) throws up even more questions reagrding the relationship between taste sensitivity and obesity. In an accompanying editorial David Laing (Arch Dis Child2012;97:1012-1013 doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-302019) outlines the current controversies in this interesting area of obesity research and concludes that " whether there is a relationship between taste and obesity is unresolved"