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SALTY SWEET

SALTY TASTE REC EP TORS P R IM A R ILY T R IG G E R E D B Y


A RE STI MUL ATED BY S ODI U M S U G A R S , S W E E T TA S T E
( TYPICA LLY I N S ALT) , R E C E P T O R S S IG N A L T H AT
I MPORTA NT F OR K EEP I NG A F O O D IS A S O U R C E O F
THE B ODY’S I NTERNAL S ALT E A S ILY D IG E S T E D
LEVEL S BA LANC ED. E N E R G Y.

SOUR BITTER FATTY

WHEN REC EP TORS DETEC T B IT T E R TA S T E R E C E P T O R S IN T H E L A S T D E CA D E ,


AC I DS I N FR U I TS , THI S A R E T R IG G E R E D B Y A W ID E R E S E A R C H H A S S HO WN TH AT
S U GGES TS A S OU RC E OF R A N G E O F P OT E N T IA L LY TA S T E R E C E P T O R CE L L S CA N
V I TAM I N C ( AS C ORBI C AC I D) , H A R MFU L NATURAL TOXIC S E N S E FAT M O L E CU L E S I N
OR AC TS AS A WARNI NG SUBSTANCES, AL ERT IN G T H E F O O D, IN D ICAT IN G TH AT TH E
THAT A FOOD I S B O DY T O DA N G E R O U S F O O D IS A R IC H SO U R CE
DECAY I NG. F O O D. O F E N E R GY.

UMAMI
UMAMI RECEPTORS DETECT
SAVORY, MEATY TASTES,
S T IM U L AT E D B Y G L U TA M AT E
F R O M A N A M IN O A C ID,
W H IC H S U G G E S T S T H AT A
F O O D P R O V ID E S
P R OT E IN .