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Why Does Sugar Taste Good

When it comes to cravings, the undisputed champion is sugar. Sugar cravings are so common that we even have a special name for it, a sweet tooth. But in modern diets, sugar is also one of the main culprits of weight gain and obesity. While you may be looking to cut back on sugar to […]

Why Does Fat Taste Good?

Fat is an essential component of cooking and enjoying what you cook that has often been demonized in our journey toward healthier eating habits. Without fat, our diets would be extremely different to what we have today, and for good reason. Humans almost universally find fat (in its many forms) to be delicious. But why […]

Why Does Salt Taste Good?

To call salt a popular seasoning is an understatement. For some people, it’s practically an ingredient. Americans love salt, and they’re not the only ones. Salt has been an important flavor for humans for centuries. It’s literally the root cause of where we got the word salary, and it’s been an essential part of religious […]