Supertasters[1]

Supertasters[1] - African American, Asian, and South...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/13/10 Supertasters Janese Cerulli, Haley Gustafson, Danica Rili, Joseph Worthy,
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12/13/10 How Taste Buds Work Taste bud = special organ of taste. 5 types: Sweet Sour Salty Bitter
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12/13/10 What is a Supertaster? Someone with a higher density of papillae. Increased sensitivity to bitterness, sweetness, pain, fatty foods
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12/13/10 Tests PROP Test -6-n-propylthiouracil. Supertasters (25%) will find this extremely bitter. Nontasters (25%) won’t taste anything. Medium tasters (50%) will taste a slight bitterness. Blue Food Coloring – 30 or more
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12/13/10 Who are Supertasters? Supertasting is genetically inherited. Women are more likely to be supertasters.
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Unformatted text preview: African American, Asian, and South American 25% of the population 12/13/10 Questions? What physiological feature causes supertasting? Name a test for diagnosing supertasting. Who are most likely to be supertasters? 12/13/10 References http://www.slashfood.com/2006/01/22/are-you-a-supertaster/ http://www.thehealthculture.com/mt/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlog http://www.nicks.com.au/index.aspx?link_id=76.1354 Holes Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology http://ysm.research.yale.edu//article.jsp?articleID=77 http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/articles/senses http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/articles/senses...
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