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1

the inability to smell is referred to as:

anosmic

2

five basic tastes

salt, sour, sweet, bitter, umami

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where is aroma/odour sensed?

olfactory epithelium

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umami response pertains to ____

glutamates

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examples of umami foods?

soy sauce, tomatoes, mushrooms, cheese

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4 components of flavour?

taste, odour, mouth feel, trigeminal perception

7

various nerves involved in flavour sense?

facial; glossopharyngeal, trigenimal

8

trigeminal nerve senses ___ and ___ perceptions, along with pain

thermal; chemical

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facial nerve found in __ of tongue, glossopharyngeal found in ___; responsible for ________

front; back; oral sensations, taste, salivation

10

supertasters have > # of _______

fungiform papillae

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supertasters and children have ^ in taste sensitivity to ___

PROP

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supertasters tend to be ___, have ___ risk for CVD and ___ risk for colon cancer

thinner; decreased; increased

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these tasters tend to like all foods, are fussy about prep, think about food in positive way

medium tasters

14

these tasters are attentive to presentation, prefer higher sweetness, foods sensed more as package, think in terms of healtfulness rather than taste

nontasters

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what are subjective tests?

affective/hedonistic (preference), analytical (product attributes)

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what are objective tests?

lab methods and equipment to evaluate foods thru phsy and chem tests

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affective tests use a ____ point hedonic scale

9

18

"hedon" means:

pleasure

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The pepsi challenge is an example of a _____ test (another type of affective test)

paired preference

20

test methods that quantify perceived intensities of specified sense characteristics

descriptive test methods

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example of descriptive test methods?

8 point intensity scale (tender vs. tough)

22

need to be highly trained for this, characterize all flavor or textural dimensions in order perceived and assign intensity values

flavor/texture profile analysis

23

"all flavours in perfect balance" for this food product

heinz ketchup

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major consumers of ketchup are:

children

25

this is essential for consumer perception of quality and is the basis for brand loyalty

consistent quality