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Can We Train Our Taste Buds for Health?

June 16, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by The Conversation

How do our diet and genetics influence our taste? In an article for The Conversation, Monica Dus, U-M associate professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, explores the work her lab is doing to understand how genes and the environment shape our sense of taste. Dus discusses the role of genes in sensing taste, how diet influences taste, and if it is possible to train our taste buds for healthier eating.

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