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(ABC News)   New study finds that obese kids have less taste sensitivity, surprising scientists who didn't think the food stayed in their mouth long enough to give the taste buds a chance to check it out   (abcnews.go.com ) divider line
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2012-09-21 10:27:19 AM  
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Supertasters versus subtasters. You could argue that with less sensitivity to flavors, some people are more likely to eat more, because the lower flavor signal doesn't saturate the satiety loop as quickly.
 
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