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Posts tagged melon

April 19, 2011

 

watermelon cut and lined up

Why Does Adding Salt To A Melon Make It Taste Sweeter?

How come when you put salt on a melon, the melon seems sweeter? Then if you put more salt on, the melon turns salty?

September 27, 2003

 

Gathered piles of salt by the coast of one of the Canary Islands

Salt As A Sweetner

Why is it that when you put salt on a melon, the melon seems sweeter, but then if you overdo it, the melon turns salty? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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