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Here`s why artificial sweeteners make you eat more

Researchers identified a new system in the brain that senses and integrates the sweetness and energy content of food.

Low-sugar diets won't change your love for sweetness

 If you have sweet tooth, following a low-sugar diet for three months may not change the level of sweetness you prefer in foods and beverages, suggests new research.

How hummingbirds evolved a sweet tooth decoded

Hummingbirds have evolved a sweet tooth that sets them apart from other birds and has made them highly specialised nectar feeders, Harvard scientists say.

Why fizzy drinks numb drinkers` sense of sweetness

Carbonation, which is an essential component of popular soft drinks, alters the brain`s perception of sweetness and makes it difficult for it to determine the difference between sugar and artificial sweeteners.

Liking for sweetness might help alcoholics kick the habit

Alcoholics who have a sweet tooth are more likely to kick the habit of using drug treatment.

Liking for sweetness might help alcoholics kick the habit

Alcoholics who have a sweet tooth are more likely to kick the habit of using drug treatment.