Sunday, February 10, 2008

Do you have a sweet tooth? There is a reason why.

Food Science and Nutrition Science explores not only the the importance of food in our lives, but also the history of food and human nutrition evolution. A recent article on has a very interesting article about our (humans) affinity to sweets: Why We Love the Sweet Life.
A preference for sweets may have been favored and selected to aid our primate ancestors to find ripe, nutritious, energy rich fruits.

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