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Science explains why we love high-fat foods like cheese

By Sean Dowling, Buzz60 Some people really love cheese, even the smelly varieties. The fact that we reach for cheese, potent smelling or not, knowing it's packed with saturated fat is something scientists were curious about. According to a new study, the reason some love high-fat foods like cheese might be because of their DNA. Scientists at the University of Cambridge found that those with a gene linked to obesity, called MC4R, have a predisposition for high-fat foods, but less of a preference for high-sugar foods.
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