http://www.hindustantimes.com/Sweet-...e1-687117.aspxSome children aged between eight and 12 are losing their taste buds, which is contributing to childhood obesity.
Study author David Laing, professor of neuropsychology at the University of New South Wales, said taste disorders could be a contributing factor to the rising epidemic of chi
The prevalence of taste disorders could be three times above the level defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a major public health crisis.
New South Wales researchers found 10 percent of children aged between eight and 12 years could not correctly identify a taste as sweet, salty, bitter or sour, the journal Acta Paediatrica reports.
“The World Health Organisation defines a taste disorder prevalence of greater than four percent in a population as a massive public health problem," said Laing, according to a New South Wales statement. ...
You would have thought that lacking taste food would be less attractive. Anyway I am sure taste disorder will become the next fashionable syndrome.