Latest Taste Stories

2009-04-17 10:16:18

"Ew." It's a word many parents hear when they serve a meal to their child. But before getting frustrated, parents should know that children taste different flavors in foods than adults do.

2009-04-15 16:15:00

Researchers from the Monell Center report that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. This unexpected affinity for an artificial sweetener may reflect structural variation in the red panda's sweet taste receptor.

2009-04-01 20:44:58

Chemotherapy and radiotherapy may alter taste and odor perception, leading to malnutrition in cancer patients, U.S. researchers say. The review of studies, published in the Journal of Supportive Oncology, included ways that help improve taste and odor abnormalities for cancer patients.

2009-04-01 09:30:13

Cancer and its therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may directly alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity, according to a Virginia Tech

2009-03-30 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, CA, March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senomyx, Inc.

2009-03-19 21:46:16

Children have a biological basis to like sweets, which is related to children's high growth rate, U.S.

2009-03-19 09:10:19

As any parent knows, children love sweet-tasting foods. Now, new research from the University of Washington and the Monell Center indicates that this heightened liking for sweetness has a biological basis and is related to children's high growth rate.

2009-03-11 17:07:45

Researchers at the University of Iowa suggest that the reason many people consume too much salt is because it puts people in a better mood.

2009-03-11 11:16:56

Most people consume far too much salt, and a University of Iowa researcher has discovered one potential reason we crave it: it might put us in a better mood.

2009-03-10 08:35:00

Innovative Taste-it Notes(TM) to Make their Debut at Newspaper Association of America (NAA) mediaXchange Conference, March 9-11 in Las Vegas BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- First Flavor and US Ink today announced the debut of Taste-it Notes(TM), a new kind of "sticky note" that newspaper publishers and printers can place on the front page of newspapers to engage readers in a never-before-offered taste sampling advertising experience.

Word of the Day
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.