Innate and learned preferences for sweet taste during childhood.

标题Innate and learned preferences for sweet taste during childhood.
文章类型Journal Article
作者Ventura, A. K., & Mennella J. A.
期刊Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care
发表日期2011 Jul
关键词Analgesia, Beverages, Child, Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena, Choice Behavior, Depression, Diet, Dietary Carbohydrates, Dietary Sucrose, Food Habits, Food Preferences, Humans, Infant, Instinct, Nutritive Value, Obesity, Sweetening Agents, Taste, United States, 食物选择

In nature, carbohydrates are a source of energy often equated with sweetness, the detection of which is associated with powerful hedonic appeal. Intakes of processed carbohydrates in the form of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages have risen consistently among all age groups over the last two decades. In this review, we describe the biological underpinnings that drive the consumption of sweet-tasting foods among pediatric populations.

Alternate JournalCurr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care