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Sweet Taste
Sweetness is a basic taste most commonly perceived when eating foods rich in sugars. Sweet tastes are generally regarded as pleasurable. In addition to sugars like sucrose, many other chemical compounds are sweet, including aldehydes, ketones, and sugar alcohols. Some are sweet at very low concentrations, allowing their use as non-caloric sugar substitutes. Such non-sugar sweeteners include saccharin and aspartame. Other compounds, such as miraculin, may alter perception of sweetness itself. The perceived intensity of sugars and high-potency sweeteners, such as Aspartame and Neohesperidin Dihydrochalcone, are heritable, with gene effect accounting for approximately 30% of the variation. The chemosensory basis for detecting sweetness, which varies between both individuals and species, has only begun to be understood since the late 20th century. One theoretical model of sweetness is the multipoint attachment theory, which involves multiple binding sites between a sweetness rec ...
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Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake may refer to: * Strawberry shortcake (dessert), a shortcake served with strawberries * "Strawberry Shortcake, Huckleberry Pie," a song published in 1956; a version by The Brother Sisters was released by Mercury Records in 1960 * Strawberry Shortcake, a cartoon character and franchise created by American Greetings ** ''Strawberry Shortcake'' (2003 TV series) ** List of 1980s Strawberry Shortcake television specials * ''Strawberry Shortcakes'' (manga), a 2002 manga by Kiriko Nananan ** '' Strawberry Shortcakes'', a 2006 film after the eponymous manga * The shortened title of '' Strawberry on the Shortcake'', a Japanese romance movie * "Strawberry Shortcake" (song), a 1968 song by Jay & the Techniques, different from the 1956 song * "Strawberry Shortcake," a 2019 song by Melanie Martinez from her album '' K-12'' See also * '' The Strawberry Shortcake Movie: Sky's the Limit'', 2009 CGI-animated direct-to-video film {{disambiguation ...
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