Sweet Talk: A Review of the Science of Sweetness and Its Potential Impacts on Health

Description: The purpose of this session is to explore some of the research questions on the topic of sweetness. The topics discussed include the potential impact of consuming sweet diets on the desire for sweetness and intake of sweet foods and beverages as well the impact on appetite and body weight.

 

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Key Topics Covered
  • Challenges to measuring the sweetness of the total diet
  • Current literature on nutritional implications of sweet taste 
  • Possible future directions in research on sweet taste