Saturday, 27 December 2014

Did You Know....

... That you need saliva to taste food?

Without saliva, you can't tell the taste of anything you put inside your mouth. The saliva will dissolve the chemicals in the food. Once they are dissolved, the receptors on your taste buds will be able to detect the flavours.

To read more about this, click on LINK.

1 comment:

  1. Too bad the saliva doesn't neutralize toxic chemicals while dissolving them. I guess that means the saliva just makes it easier for the chemicals to get in your body...eeeewww