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Our Sweet Teeth

Schaffner, Anna Katharina (2015) Our Sweet Teeth. Review of: Darra Golstein, The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets by Goldstein, Darra. Times Literary Supplement, . pp. 1-4. ISSN 0307-661X. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:52173)

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Abstract

We are, it seems, pre-determined to love the taste of all things

on our ability to take in quickly high amounts of nutritional

carbohydrates, which include sugar. As frugivores, we generally

signalled by sweetness, too. While sweetness signals calories,

appears that our predilection for sweetness is, like the incest

in all likelihood, innate: the facial expressions of new-borns, for

their tongues. We appear, moreover, to have raided beehives for

feeding on honey has always been part of our primate nature. We

share our love of sweetness with most other mammals, the sole exception being felines.

Item Type: Review
Uncontrolled keywords: food studies, sweets, obesity, history of food, cultural studies
Subjects: D History General and Old World
H Social Sciences
R Medicine
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Comparative Literature
Depositing User: Anna Schaffner
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2015 10:05 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 16:27 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/52173 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Schaffner, Anna Katharina: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7097-2145
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