Caffeine May Trigger the Temptation for Sweet Treats

According to a new research from Cornell University, caffeine may reduce people’s perception of sugar leading to eating more sweet treats.sweet treats

For the research, a team of scientists analyzed data received from 107 volunteers that were randomly divided into two groups. The first group received a decaffeinated coffee with a 200 mg caffeine supplement. Another group was given decaffeinated a coffee with an added substance making its taste as bitter as the taste of regular coffee.

Professor Robin Dando says: “When you drink caffeinated coffee, it will change how you perceive taste -- for however long that effect lasts. So if you eat food directly after drinking a caffeinated coffee or other caffeinated drinks, you will likely perceive food differently.”

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