Have you ever wondered about our sense of smell — how it works, how it impacts our ability to taste and eat healthy food?

Fun fact: adults have between 2,000 and 4,000 taste buds in total. Each taste bud has anywhere between 10-50 sensory cells that are renewed once a week. The cells each have a specific ranking of a palette of tastes — some are more sensitive to sweet, sour, salty then bitter, etc.

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