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Age, obesity, dopamine appear to influence preference for sweet foods | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis
As young people reach adulthood, preferences for sweet foods typically decline. But for people with obesity, research from the School of Medicine suggests that the drop-off may not be as steep and that the brain’s reward system operates differently in obese people than in thinner people. The findings are published in the journal Diabetes.