Feeling anxious? Your mood may actually change how your dinner tastes, making the bitter and salty flavours recede, according to new research.
This link between the chemical balance in your brain and your sense of taste could one day help doctors to treat depression.
..The work has also generated interest from flavour houses — companies that develop chemicals for the food and drink industry — who are interested, for example, in making foods taste just as sweet with half the amount of sugar. “
Theoretically there would be the possibility of enhancing your meal with drugs that affect brain chemicals so that things would taste better — you could have a ‘designer taste tablet’..”
The good ole brain chemicals..uh uh… serotonin , noradrenaline, tryptophan.
As for me, I’ll pass on the new “drug” they discover, and just take the chocolate thanks.
A glimpse of what we indulged in ….at this past weekend’s barbecue at mah haunt:
And..and..and….Who can resist patriotic desserts?
Here’s some ideas to ‘steal’ just in time for the Fourth of July.
Ok, ok, ok, all you health food junkies.
We DID have some asparagus and whole wheat buns too.~ Heh.
Alritey. Back to the ole diet~!
The cardiologist’s diet:
If it tastes good, spit it out.