Sci/Tech Sweet Tooth Gene

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"You are what you eat" may be more true than we think. Researchers have linked a specific gene difference to consuming more sugary foods. And as this ScienCentral News video explains, they even uncovered how the sweet tooth gene likely affects sugar intake.

Care for Sugar, Honey?

If you're a sucker for sweets, it might be in your genes. Researchers at the University of Toronto discovered a genetic difference in people who consume extra sugar in their diet.

"Certainly environmental factors can influence the foods that we like and dislike," says nutrigenomics researcher Ahmed El-Sohemy. “But what this line of research demonstrates is that there is also a biological or a genetic basis for some of our likes and dislikes of foods."
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I must be the non-sweet-loving gene.
Other then chocolate I don't care for much.
Though cheese, maybe a gene for that?
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