Always a different fat flavor – Sun Doctor

Many people are attracted to fatty, creamy foods, but according to a study, there are people who sense the added fat from these foods and therefore consume less of them.

Some people’s bodies are due to a gene variant less perceived fat in food processing meanwhile, so subconsciously you want more of it. “Those who are more sensitive to it know better regulate their fat intake. These people are less at risk of obesity because they can already feel a small amount. ” Says Kathleen L. Keller of the New York Institute for Obesity Research.

Keller and his research team examined the eating habits of 317 healthy black students. The same skin color of the participants was important to have as many gene sets as possible. Their goal was to discover the A gene variant called CD36, which is foods containing added fat responsible for recognizing


The researchers asked the subjects to characterize their diet and tell how much they liked oily, creamy salad dressings. 21 percent of the participants were in the risk group, they were the ones who preferred foods much heavier than average.



The with special recordings of the brain two brain areas, the orbitofrontal and cingulate cortex, have been shown to be responsible for the enjoyment of fatty foods. The sensitivity of these two parts also influences the craving for chocolate. “By discovering that some are more sensitive to fat, we can explain why low-fat foods are less popular.” Said Jeannie Gazzaniga-Moloo, a spokesman for the American Dietetic Society. And Keller added that personal spirits should be taken into account when compiling a diet.

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