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2011-08-10 10:10:00

When are our adult food preferences formed? According to new research they are ingrained in us very early in the womb. New research by the Monell Chemical Senses Center finds that mothers can influence a baby's palate and food memories before it is born by introducing foods to her unborn child. In the womb, the baby is surrounded and nourished on the amniotic fluid, which is filled with the flavors of what the mom has eaten. "Things like vanilla, carrot, garlic, anise, mint -- these are some...

2011-08-03 12:18:39

Protein inside taste cells turn off bitter taste New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes. Scientists from the Monell Center and Givaudan Flavors have identified a protein inside of taste cells that acts to shorten bitter taste signals. They further report that mice lacking the gene for this taste terminator protein are more sensitive to bitter taste and also find it more aversive, possibly because they experience the taste for a longer...

2011-06-22 00:00:34

Vaporizer users have more variety of flavors through e-liquids. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2011 A revolution has been taking place in recent years as producers around the world provide more options for those who prefer to vaporize or "vape" as users are calling it. As this trend is growing, there are more flavor options than ever for those who vape using e-liquids. All personal vaporizer users should be able to find a flavor to meet their flavor profile. From traditional flavors to...

2011-06-02 12:01:00

CHICAGO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and marketer of high purity stevia products, announces the launch of a new natural flavor modifier under the trade name NSF-02. The technology for the new product is patented and proprietary to PureCircle Limited. NSF-02 is designed specifically to work well in combination with PureCircle's high purity stevia sweeteners, Reb A and SG-95, and sugar or high fructose corn syrup, enhancing flavor,...

2011-05-24 12:56:00

Novel Methodology Is Validated For RIFM Sponsored Investigation Of The True Prevalence Of Fragrance Allergy WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first article from the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. (RIFM) sponsored, global study on the true prevalence of contact allergy to fragrances is now available from the RIFM web site at http://www.rifm.org/publications-details.php?id=22. The article, Design and Feasibility of an International Study...

2011-03-31 08:52:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- We've all been guilty of passing up wholesome foods for better tasting, less nutritious ones at some point. With millions of adults and children avoiding those healthful foods because of the bitter taste, and gagging or vomiting when forced to take bitter liquid medicines, scientists reported a leap toward a high-tech version of Mary Poppins' solution.  It's not a spoonful of sugar to help the stuff go down . . . but a new and improved "bitterness blocker." "A lot...

2011-03-16 08:05:00

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With warm weather and bathing suit season just around the corner, the SENSA® Weight-Loss System, a revolutionary six-month weight-loss program developed by neurologist and smell and taste expert Dr. Alan Hirsch, announces an expansion of its product line with SENSA® FOR MEN. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110316/LA66037) Numerous studies have proven that women have a stronger sense...

2011-02-03 13:59:00

ERLANGER, Ky., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD) celebrates February as American Heart Month by featuring some of our unique flavor, color, and health ingredient technologies. As a leader in food and beverage ingredient innovation, WILD offers trend forward ingredients that make our customer's products stand out! Contact WILD to learn more about incorporating these or other ingredients into your signature product. Blood Orange Flavors The Food Lover's Companion...

2011-01-24 05:54:00

HAIFA, Israel, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Acquires the Activity of British Flavor Company EAFI - EAFI Develops, Produces and Markets Savory Solutions - EAFI 2010 Revenues Expected to Total US$ 8.4 Million (GBP 5.4 Million) Frutarom Industries Ltd. (LSE: FRUTq, TASE: FRUT, OTC: FRUTF) ("Frutarom") announced today the signing of an agreement to acquire the activity and assets of the British East Anglian Food Ingredients Ltd. ("EAFI") for the amount of...

2010-12-01 15:48:54

Odors in womb sensitize fetus to smells, alters brain development A major new study shows that a pregnant mother's diet not only sensitizes the fetus to those smells and flavors, but physically changes the brain directly impacting what the infant eats and drinks in the future. "This highlights the importance of eating a healthy diet and refraining from drinking alcohol during pregnancy and nursing," said Josephine Todrank, PhD, who conducted the two-year study while a visiting scientist at...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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