We have four major tastes

We have four major tastes - - We have four major tastes:...

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- We have four major tastes: Sweet, Sour, Bitter, Salty. o Our tongue has receptors. Taste is triggered when the molecule hits the receptor, the receptor changes shape and a signal is sent to the brain. o Sugar is sweet. Too much sugar = fat o Snomyx attempts to make flavor enhancers which will activate more receptors by altering the shape. o 1ppM doesn’t go on the label. - Artifical Sweetners o Diabetics and fat people o Saccharin: 1800s. Remsen and Falhberg. Makes money as cheap alternative to sugar, Remsen get angry. American version sold as Saccharin Monasanto. Harvey Wiley fought against it. Pure food and drug act of 1906 left it off the list cause TR liked it. 1977: Rats higher chance of cancer if mothers and little rats given 800 worth of diet drink of saccharine everydyay. Canada bans it as an additive but allowed as a table top sweetner. 2000: Bill Clinton sign a bill elimintating th need for a warning label on scaccharin. o Competitor to Saccharin: Sveda 1937, cylamate sold as Sweet n Low. 30 times more sweet than sugar. Gut Bacteria can covert this to cyclohexlymanine cancer in animals but not in human. Banned in US, tabletop in Canada. Can cause deformities if injected into chicks. o
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