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2011-03-31 08:52:40

We’ve all been guilty of passing up wholesome foods for better tasting, less nutritious ones at some point.

2011-03-21 08:34:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- My Cellar Master (MCM) offers a new and innovative way to taste and learn about wine. The Themed Wine Tasting Party contains everything you need to taste wine, pair it with food and much more.

2011-03-09 08:37:32

Why do we constantly crave that chocolate or those sweet tarts?

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2011-03-08 11:37:06

A new research study dramatically increases knowledge of how taste cells detect sugars, a key step in developing strategies to limit overconsumption.

2011-01-25 12:07:14

A child's taste preferences begin at home and most often involve salt, sugar and fat.

2011-01-18 06:00:00

NEEDHAM HEIGHTS, Mass., Jan.

2010-12-14 07:22:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- WineMatch.com has created a system that truly levels the playing field so that small- and medium-sized wineries get the same outfacing digital marketing exposure as their larger corporate-based counterparts.

2010-12-07 14:15:26

University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.

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2010-11-24 08:55:00

In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, USC College's Emily Liman reveals what is behind all the puckering -- how people perceive sour flavors.

2010-10-25 09:54:00

DAVIS, Calif. and TOKYO, Oct.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.