Chewing With Your Mouth Open Makes Food Taste Better!

By djsheryl on July 23, 2022
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Did you ever get in trouble for chewing with your mouth open? So gross! Well, you might not want to try this around your mom…or anyone else. Researchers at Oxford University say chewing with your mouth open makes your food taste better!

“We’ve been doing it all wrong,” Professor Charles Spence at Oxford University told The Telegraph news outlet. “Parents instill manners in their children, extolling the virtues of politely chewing with our mouths closed. However, chewing open-mouthed may actually help to release more of the volatile organic compounds, contributing to our sense of smell and the overall perception.”

I tried it and couldn’t tell a difference. How about you?

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