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‎TED Talks Daily: What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen

Our Food Biases We Know Nothing About

The vanilla flavour does not contain sugar. Yet the taste of vanilla tricks the brain into thinking that it is having something sweet.

This is due to the fact that almost all the desserts we had since we were born, like cakes and pastries, probably were sweet and did have that particular flavour, making the brain associate it with sweetness.

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