Latest Sweetness Stories
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.
A consortium of scientists has identified a new protein regulator of taste, findings that help unlock the mystery of exactly how cells transmit taste information to the brain for three out of the five primary taste types.
Salt is a necessity for life, yet too much of it can have detrimental effects, such as hypertension or kidney failure in humans. New research from a team of American biochemists has discovered how mammals’ tongues are equipped to guard against ingesting high concentrations of salt.
Stivii, newcomer to the natural sweetener industry, is proud to announce the launch of its new 0 calorie, 0 carbohydrate, Stevia-based sweetener.
Obese kids have less sensitive taste-buds than kids of normal weight.