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From ScienCentral News.

Trying to cut calories at that Fourth of July barbecue?  Diet foods and drinks may not be the answer.

"Satisfaction that we take from eating and from food depends on a second pathway other than the taste," says Oliveira-Maia, "This pathway is a result of the caloric content — of the calories that are in the food that we are eating."

The research was published in Neuron, March 2008. It was funded by NIH and Philip Morris. Also referenced in the article: Pediatrics, October 2007; Behavioral Neuroscience, February 2008.

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Published in 2011-03-02 14:51:51
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