Growth / Nutrition / Pregnancy

Editor(s): P. Leathwood, D. Palma, A. Kahn The Nest vol. 14 , 2003
  • Development of Sensory Perception and Food Preferences: Practical and Theoretical Implications

    Author(s): P. Leathwood

    Food flavours experienced prenatally, in the mother's amniotic fluid, or postnatally, in mother's milk, during the first 2-3 months of life, can influence later flavour preferences. In addition, it seems that experiencing a variety of flavours during weaning can ease acceptance of new food flavours.

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