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Latest Sweetness Stories

2011-04-11 21:45:47

The mere taste of something extremely bitter—even if you don't swallow it at all—is enough to cause that dreaded feeling of nausea and to set your stomach churning.

2011-03-31 08:52:40

We’ve all been guilty of passing up wholesome foods for better tasting, less nutritious ones at some point.

2011-03-09 08:37:32

Why do we constantly crave that chocolate or those sweet tarts?

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2011-03-08 11:37:06

A new research study dramatically increases knowledge of how taste cells detect sugars, a key step in developing strategies to limit overconsumption.

2010-12-20 14:27:00

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.

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2010-12-15 06:00:00

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.

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2010-12-14 07:35:00

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.

2010-12-07 14:15:26

University of Illinois scientists have learned to mask the bitterness of ginseng, a common ingredient of energy drinks.

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2010-11-24 08:55:00

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.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.