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bullied kidBullying over health issues is common, according to two studies looking at kids with food allergies and those going through weight-loss programs.

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Friday, 18 January 2013 00:00

Obese Kids have Less Sensitive Taste Buds

obese childObesity in Children and Adolescents may be a Matter of Taste

In a cross-sectional cohort study, obese children and adolescents were less sensitive to salty, bitter, and umami (savory) tastes than their peersof  normal weight, according to Susanna Wiegand, MD, of Charité Children's Hospital in Berlin, and colleagues.

There were no significant differences overall in the case of sweet and sour tastes, but obese participants consistently rated sweet samples as less sweet than did the normal-weight volunteers, Wiegand and colleagues reported online in Archives of Disease in Childhood.

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obese childOverweight or obese children and teens, girls in particular, are at risk for developing gallstones, according to a large cross-sectional study published in Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

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