Archive by tag: sweetReturn
Bitter or sweet? How taste cells decide what they want to be
A new study advances understanding of how stem cells on the tongue grow into the different types of mature taste cells that detect either sweet, salty, sour, bitter, or umami. By identifying novel genes and molecular pathways involved in shaping a taste cell's function, these findings may someday allow scientists to treat taste disorders, characterize new taste qualities, or even fine-tune taste perception to encourage healthier eating.
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Artificial sweeteners are said to be ‘lite’ but they leave a heavy burden on your health
Recent epidemiological studies have confirmed that the sweeteners used in diet sodas and other lite drinks increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
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Study may explain how artificial sweeteners actually make you gain weight
A new study could point to one of the mechanisms that show how artificial sweeteners, like those used in sugar-free soda, promote fat accumulation
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