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Your Tastebuds - Your Problem?

Years ago in public school, many of us were taught in public school about our sense of taste. We were told that we had 4 tastes that our tongue experiences. Sweet (which was by way of the tip of our tongue), Salty (on either side of the tip), Sour (directly above the salty sensors) & Bitter (at the very back of our tongue). However newer research has shown that our taste buds aren’t just clustered in those areas, but also spread out across our entire tongue. While those tastes respond mostly in those areas, there is quite a bit of overlap. Also to mention, thanks to the research of German scientist David P. Hnig, a fifth basic taste has now been accepted. This taste is called Umami, and

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