Latest Sweetness Stories
If you’ve ever had difficulty telling the difference between the sugar in regular soft drinks and the artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas, chances are that your brain was fooled by the carbonation found in the popular beverages.
Humorcials.com has just released a humorous video review of the amazing miracle berry that temporarily makes sour things taste sweet. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September
A new study reports that subdiaphragmatic vagotomy reduces intake of sweet-tasting solutions in rats, and eliminate the hedonic perception produced by sucrose and saccharin in rats.
The global market for sugar and other sweeteners was nearly $99.1 billion in 2011 and dropped significantly in 2012 to about $77.5 billion.
The appearance of cutlery can affect perception of a food's taste. Food tastes saltier when eaten from a knife, and denser and more expensive from a light plastic spoon. Taste was also affected by the color of the cutlery.
A new study has found that the sweetener sucralose, commercially marketed as Splenda, can affect how the body processes sugar.
Glucose is a simple form of sugar that is a common ingredient in roach-bait poison. Unfortunately, sugar isn’t always sweet to German cockroaches, especially those that avoid the roach baits.
It’s easy enough to simply recognize that something smells like a strawberry, but it’s much more difficult to understand why something smells that way.
It has been said that people “eat with their eyes” before taking their first bite of any meal and a new study suggests that the eyes can be even more important than the tongue when it comes to perceiving the flavors of foods.