NCBI ROFL: Sex differences in preferences for coffee sweetness among Japanese students.

By ncbi rofl | June 15, 2011 7:00 pm

It’s Japan week on NCBI ROFL! All week long we will be featuring the funniest research related to the Land of the Rising Sun. Enjoy!

“The purpose of the present study was to examine sex differences in preferences for coffee sweetness. The participants were 59 Japanese undergraduate students. Men preferred sweeter coffee than women, while both men and women showed almost the same preference for acidic beverage sweetness. The sex difference in preferences for coffee sweetness may be related to coffee-drinking habits.”

Photo: flickr/ Marshall Astor – Food Pornographer

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