Latest Sweetness Stories
About five years ago, animal studies first revealed the presence of entirely novel types of oral fat sensors or receptors on the tongue.
Does having a sweet tooth make you a sweeter person? According to American researchers the answer could be Yes.
New findings may lend insight into why some people are especially sensitive to bitter tastes.
The mere taste of something extremely bitterâ€”even if you don't swallow it at allâ€”is enough to cause that dreaded feeling of nausea and to set your stomach churning.
Weâ€™ve all been guilty of passing up wholesome foods for better tasting, less nutritious ones at some point.
Why do we constantly crave that chocolate or those sweet tarts?
A new research study dramatically increases knowledge of how taste cells detect sugars, a key step in developing strategies to limit overconsumption.
WAYZATA, Minn., Dec 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The voice of native Minnesotan and aspiring singer-actor Therese Hegler is featured in the newly-launched national advertising campaign for Truvia(TM) natural sweetener.
The US government on Tuesday removed the artificial sweetener saccharin, long believed to potentially be a cancer-causing substance, from its list of hazardous substances.
PepsiCo is "very close" to a breakthrough on a mix of sweeteners and flavor modifiers that will make its low-calorie beverages taste better than before, the company's chief executive officer said Monday.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.