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September 26, 2016

 

To get all the yummy flavors, lots of sugar is added to get it. Not only is it filled with calories, but its cold enough to numb your tongue to the point where you cant taste it. Results in more sugar needed.

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

September 26, 2014

 

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Chili Vs. Other Flavors

Bad news for spice addicts: Chili numbs your taste buds to other flavors.

May 23, 2014

 

Turns out there's more to taste than your tongue's taste buds.

Age, Taste And Smell

As we age, out food tends to taste less flavorful. What's up with this?

May 23, 2006

 

How Hunger Affects Taste

You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?

September 27, 2003

 

Osmosis and Applesauce

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.

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