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Want to be Healthier? Change Your Taste Buds

How can we overcome our built-in hunger drives for salt, sugar, and fat? We now have evidence showing that if we go a few weeks cutting down on junk food and animal products, our tastes start to chang…

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How Your Taste Buds Can Aid Weight Loss

"I am a foodie, so I can't help putting on weight," some people say. A 'foodie' is someone who relishes food—which means, he or she has taste buds with an acute sense of taste, leading to more eating …

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Better Tasting Airline Food for the 1 Percent

Inarguably there is no other place on earth humans routinely find themselves that is more unnatural than the inside of an airplane. Maybe because, much of the time, an airplane is nothing more than a …

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Are Some Foods Just So Bitter That They Deserve to Be Blocked?

There are five basic tastes that the human animal is capable of detecting: starting with the newest, there is umami, sweetness, sourness, saltiness and bitterness. Frequently you will hear people say …

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