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Sweetness Weakens Ability To Taste Sweets
2013-11-22 09:07:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity may alter our relationship to food by changing the way we detect sweetness on our tongues, according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE. Biologists at the University at Buffalo found that being severely overweight impaired the ability of mice to detect sweets. Compared with their slimmer counterparts, the plump mice had fewer taste cells that responded to sweet stimuli, and the cells that did respond...

2013-11-14 16:25:21

DUBLIN, November 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cf757r/artificial) has announced the addition of the "Artificial Sweeteners - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cf757r/artificial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Artificial Sweeteners...

2013-11-07 23:30:54

Because demand has shifted from artificial to natural and organic sweeteners, buyers needing artificial sweeteners have increased negotiating power because demand is low; at the same time, buyers have decreased power to negotiate prices for natural and organic sweeteners because demand for these products is rising. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Sweeteners to its growing...

Honey Type 2 Diabetes
2013-10-31 08:54:22

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online People often use honey as a healthier substitute for white sugar, but new research indicates this could be a harmful choice for people with type 2 diabetes because of the large amount of simple sugars it contains. Unlike regular white sugar, honey is chock-full of B vitamins which are beneficial for the nervous system and energy production as well as nail, skin and hair vitally. However, similar to many types of fruit, honey is...

2013-10-21 23:04:42

Sweet Revenge, The Original Wild Strawberry Sour Mash Liqueur, is helping to raise breast cancer awareness with a three-part donation program this October. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Sweet Revenge, the Original Wild Strawberry “Sour Mash” liqueur known for its bright pink color, delicious strawberry flavor, and high-proof finish, invites its fans to “Drink. Pink. Proud.” throughout the month of October to help in the fight against breast cancer. Sweet Revenge’s...

2013-10-15 12:31:43

YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A man who has dedicated his professional life to freeing us from our national addiction to refined sugar is not happy that October 14 was officially designated National Dessert Day. That might be understandable. But isn't it un-American for him to also object to October 30 as National Candy Corn Day? Isn't that cutting into the enjoyment of our beloved Halloween? After all, nothing says Halloween like candy corn -- even if it is pure...

2013-09-25 23:25:46

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Lactose Industry London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactose in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Confectionery, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period...

Artificial Sweeteners Can't Fool The Brain
2013-09-23 10:39:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While your tongue may be fooled into mistaking an artificial sweetener for real sugar, your brain knows the difference, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. The difference is how each sweetener affects the brain’s reward center, and sugar has been found to provide a bigger reward than artificial substitutes. "The consumption of high-calorie beverages is a major contributor to weight gain and obesity,...

Carbonation In Drinks Can Trick Your Brain
2013-09-18 04:01:33

[ Watch the Video: What Is That Carbonation Doing To Your Brain? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever had difficulty telling the difference between the sugar in regular soft drinks and the artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas, chances are that your brain was fooled by the carbonation found in the popular beverages, according to research appearing in the newest edition of the journal Gastroenterology. Study author Rosario Cuomo, an associate...

2013-09-09 23:23:41

Humorcials.com has just released a humorous video review of the amazing miracle berry that temporarily makes sour things taste sweet. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Max and Marlo of Humorcials.com review the effect of the Miracle Fruit that causes sour things to taste sweet. In the video review, Max and Marlo try a Miracle Fruit Tablet with 14 various food and drinks; limes, clam juice, and beer are among the items sampled. The video includes genuine reactions for each item...