Variety in color stimulates our appetites. The more colors thrown together, the more we eat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
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Have you ever noticed that when you eat hot chili it dulls the flavors of other things? In this Moment of Science we explain why that is.
One of the more puzzling consequences of old age is a decreasing ability to appreciate the taste of a fine meal. Actually, the problem is not only a matter of taste. It also has to do with smell. When we eat something, we rely on a combined sense of taste and smell to experience flavor. [...]