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You're not a lush. You crave airplane Bloody Marys for a reason
You're not a lush. You crave airplane Bloody Marys for a reason

There's a scientific reason behind your frequent airplane Bloody Mary cravings.   According to a new study by Cornell University, the 85 decibels you hear up in the air can actually make some food taste better. "Our study confirmed that in an environment of loud noise, our sense of taste is compromised," said Robin Dando, assistant professor of food science at Cornell in a release. "Interestingly, this was specific to sweet and umami tastes, with sweet taste inhibited and umami taste significantly enhanced." Umami is a Japanese term for the savory taste created by a type of amino acid called glutamate, and ribonucleotides called inosinate and...

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