How can the taste of food be detected ?
- On the tongue different types of papillae are present to sense different tastes.
- If we want to taste the food material, the food should be dissolve in saliva.
- We can taste the food that is in the form of liquid only.
- Only after the dissolved food enters into the cup-like taste buds (papillae), the sense of taste is carried to the brain for analysis.
- Then only we will know the taste of the food material