Volunteers will eat dessert every day for over a month, all in the name of science.

FOX's Colleen Cappon explains in today's "Housecall for Health"...

A new study out of Sweden sounds like every dessert lover's dream.  Forty volunteers will eat four cupcakes a day for six weeks in an experiment to study the effects of fat on the human body and metabolic rate.

Researchers at Uppsala University will bake all the cupcakes themselves for uniformity, and said it was not difficult to find enough test subjects to step forward and put their girth on the line.

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Housecall for Health, I'm Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.