Bad news for spice addicts: Chili numbs your taste buds to other flavors.
As we age, out food tends to taste less flavorful. What's up with this?
You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?
This process is called osmosis; it dilutes the sugar-water inside the cells. But all the water coming in raises the pressure inside the cells so that eventually, the cell walls burst.