Infographic of the Day: The Science of Taste

September 18th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

Taste is a beautiful and mysterious thing that gives every person a unique experience with flavor and food.

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As food lovers, we understand that taste includes numerous factors like temperature, texture, and of course flavor, but have you ever stopped to think about how your brain interprets all of that information? Lucky for you, we have and we put it all together in a single info-graphic.

The “Science of Taste” infographic below covers everything from the variables of taste to how food preferences are developed. Take a look to figure out why you have that insatiable sweet tooth or why you’ve always had a palate for more complex flavor and what happens inside your body when you indulge!

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