Latest Sweetness Stories
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.
University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.
In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, USC College's Emily Liman reveals what is behind all the puckering -- how people perceive sour flavors.
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