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A group of Norwegian researchers claims that there may be some science behind our love of melted cheese. Using a not-so-appetizing-sounding “experimental vanilla custard,” these scientists discovered that subjects enjoyed foods that created minimal “friction in the mouth” — which may explain the allure of melted cheese. Surprise, surprise: our nervous systems also respond positively to fatty, calorie-dense foods.
Read more: Science Defends Our Love of Cheese from Food52 via Pop Sci

A group of Norwegian researchers claims that there may be some science behind our love of melted cheese. Using a not-so-appetizing-sounding “experimental vanilla custard,” these scientists discovered that subjects enjoyed foods that created minimal “friction in the mouth” — which may explain the allure of melted cheese. Surprise, surprise: our nervous systems also respond positively to fatty, calorie-dense foods.

Read more: Science Defends Our Love of Cheese from Food52 via Pop Sci

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