by Alejandra "Alex" Ruani — Get free science updates here.
Did you know that sweet food can taste salty when served in a blue bowl?
How is that possible?
Discover the surprising influence dish colour has on your sense of taste.
Grab “Can Plate Colour Help You Eat Healthier?” below:
Conveniently download this 23-page science report. Contains links to extra reading materials and scientific references.
Topics covered in this report:
- Flavour in the eye of the beholder
- Flavour rhymes with colour
- Blue Curaçao mouthwash
- A rainbow of plates and tastes
- The popcorn experiment
- The flavour of a coloured bowl
- Salt, sugar and other colours
- Taste that… colour?
- A healthy dose of doubt
- More colourful evidence
- A side effect of evolution?
- Colourful applications?
- More fun with your greens
- Improved perception in the elderly?
- Your key takeaways
- Learn more
- References and resources
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After reading, think of ways to use this information as the basis of conducting your own mini-experiments that can help improve your (or your loved ones’) enjoyment of healthier meals.
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