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While high-fat foods are thought to be of universal appeal, there is actually a lot of variation in the extent to which people like and consume fat.
Scientists from the Monell Center report that seven of 12 related mammalian species have lost the sense of sweet taste.
About five years ago, animal studies first revealed the presence of entirely novel types of oral fat sensors or receptors on the tongue.
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Infants around six months of age who have been introduced to starchy table foods- which often contain salt- have a greater preference for salty taste than do infants not yet eating these foods.
Researchers from the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, report that infants as young as 6-months of age who have been introduced to starchy table foods have a greater preference for salt than do infants not yet eating these foods.
Biologists have learned in recent years that wild chilies develop their trademark pungency, or heat, as a defense against a fungus that could destroy their seeds.
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