Mean change in subjective ratings of the test drink (open bars) and the control drink (black bars) relative to baseline (± SEM) for t
for each group (obese women versus normal-weight women). The upper left panel represents appearance ratings, and the upper right panel refers to the smell ratings. The lower left panel refers to the taste evaluations, and the lower right panel represents the mouth-feel evaluations. Note that a negative change in ratings represents decreased pleasantness of a given sensory characteristic of a drink.