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hummingbird sweet tooth
2014-08-23 05:32:04

Unlike many types of birds, hummingbirds not only have the ability to detect sweetness, they also have a craving for sugary substances, and now the authors of a new Science study have discovered the biological reason why these tiny flying creatures differ from their avian counterparts.

2014-07-15 12:31:02

DALLAS, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Feed Palatability Enhancers & Modifiers Market by Type (Natural and Synthetic), by Livestock (Swine, Poultry, Cattle,

sugar substitute advantame
2014-05-22 05:40:23

Advantame, the sixth high-intensity sweetener approved by the FDA, has been rated as safe for use as a general-purpose sweetener and flavor enhancer in food, except meat and poultry.

taste test longevity
2014-05-20 05:30:02

How food tastes can influence healthy habits by encouraging or discouraging us from eating certain foods, but can taste do more? According to two new studies published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, taste may play a role in our longevity as well.

2014-05-19 16:24:31

CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ajinomoto North America, Inc.

2014-04-23 23:04:59

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Artificial Sweeteners market.

2014-04-04 10:58:57

Cigarette smoking among obese women appears to interfere with their ability to taste fats and sweets.

2014-03-31 12:29:34

Nation's Leading Medical/Nutritional Experts Provide Scientific Evidence on the Various Effects of Consuming Caloric Sweeteners SHREWSBURY, Mass., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new textbook,

2014-03-28 23:24:56

In response to an article published by Healthcanal.com, Dr.

Preference Of Sweeter And Saltier Tastes For Children Are Linked To Each Other
2014-03-18 11:28:14

Scientists from the Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that children who most prefer high levels of sweet tastes also most prefer high levels of salt taste and that, in general, children prefer sweeter and saltier tastes than do adults.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]