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Fat really does bring pleasure

April 13, 2004

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The sensation of fat in the mouth activates the reward centers of the brain, report British researchers in the March 24 Journal of Neuroscience in a finding that sheds light on why high-calorie foods are so appealing and might lead to healthier fat substitutes. Ivan de Araujo and Edmund Rolls of the University of Oxford fed 12 people differently textured ... (Full Article: 200 Words)

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