By Sarah Knapton, science editor 4 OCTOBER 2016 • 4:00PM
For people who struggle to stay away from unhealthy chips and burgers it may be the perfect excuse. Scientists have found a gene mutation which makes fatty foods irresistible, and even causes carriers to reject low-calorie versions of the same meal – even when it looks and tastes identical. To find out if there was a genetic link to food preferences, researchers at the University of Cambridge hosted an all-you-can-eat chicken korma buffet for 54 people, 10 of whom were carrying the defective gene.
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