News tagged with taste

Study Shows Not Everyone Has the Same Reaction to Salt

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some individuals may find a recent push by the federal government to reduce salt in processed foods hard to swallow. That's not because those individuals simply enjoy the salty taste of certain ...

Jun 14, 2010
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How fruit flies taste water

(PhysOrg.com) -- The ability to detect water and regulate water intake is essential for all animals because if cells have too little or too much water the consequences for the animal can be disastrous. It ...

Apr 08, 2010 report
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Inability to Taste a Bitter Compound Linked to Obesity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Whether or not you can taste a bitter compound called 6-n-propylthiouracil (or PROP) may help Professor Beverly Tepper identify your risk for becoming obese and/or developing cardiovascular ...

Apr 06, 2010
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Intense sweets taste especially good to some kids

New research from the Monell Center reports that children's response to intense sweet taste is related to both a family history of alcoholism and the child's own self-reports of depression.

Feb 10, 2010
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