Kevine Otieno Kenya 6 Questions 6 Answers 0 Best Answers 70 Points View Profile 1 Kevine Otieno Asked: September 26, 2018In: Food Does eating sugar reduce taste acuity? 1 When I eat sugary things, the sensitivity of my taste buds tend to take a dip. I am wondering if sugar is detrimental to the health/sensitivity of the taste buds. Are my fears confounded? sugartaste 2 Answers Voted Oldest Recent Registered Community Nutritionist, Patrick Nyakundi Added an answer on September 27, 2018 at 10:16 pm Well, you get that when you take sugar your immediate demand for energy is quenched and you kind-of temporarily lose taste and the urge for eating more food. However, our body is able to adjust from high sugar taste preference to low sugar preference swiftly but this require time for the metamorphosis to undertake. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Kevine Otieno Kenya 6 Questions 6 Answers 0 Best Answers 70 Points View Profile Kevine Otieno Replied to answer on September 27, 2018 at 10:42 pm Thank you, Patrick. What are some of the possible long term effects? Should it be of concern that there might be an eventual total loss of sensitivity? 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Connect with: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.