sense of taste


While taste is simply defined as the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance, scientists explain taste as the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on taste buds in the oral cavity, mostly on the tongue. So much science Jargon right? Let’s take it from another angle; did you know that food companies are constantly working to provide the best products to satisfy clients? According to Scientific American, an average person has about 10,000 taste buds and they’re replaced every 2 weeks; so it’s a little wonder how these things work. It may be difficult to figure out how they work, but here’s what I found in a piece from Amanda Greene: You can’t see your taste buds: Those bumps you see on your tongue when you say “ahh”? They aren’t taste buds. “Those…