Want to eat better? You might be able to train yourself to change your tastes

1 May 2018
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Would you describe yourself as a ‘sweet tooth’? Or do you need to add a bit more salt to your food than most other people?

Everybody tastes foods differently. How sensitive you are to a certain taste has implications on how you eat and enjoy foods. However, it might be surprising to know that your sensitivity to a certain taste changes – from year-to-year, day-to-day and even minute-to-minute.

Read Dr Andrew Costanzo’s article on The Conversation discussing how taste sensitivities can change and their implications on health.



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