Obese Kids Have Less Sensitive Taste Buds


By CBS-8 Reporter

Researchers have a possible clue about what leads a child to become overweight.

A study in Germany found that obese children have less sensitive taste buds.

That means they have a harder time distinguishing between flavors like sweet, salty and sour.

The study suggests that may lead those children to eat more in an effort to register taste sensations.


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