What happens if you’ve lost your sense of taste?

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Do you find things just don’t taste as good as they used to? Do you find yourself adding extra salt or sugar to foods to get more flavor?

Unfortunately, there is some loss of taste and smell as we age, especially after age 60. So how does your sense of taste work?

Your ability to taste comes from tiny molecules released when you chew, drink, or digest food; these molecules stimulate special sensory cells in the mouth and throat.


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