Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of water > Health-in-Motion 28 November 2016 Controlled taste tests Controlled taste tests involving volunteers from various cultures suggest that our tongues may be able to register more different types of basic taste than previously thought. A few years ago, umami, a distinctive savoury taste, was added to the more traditional list of sweet, salty, bitter and sour. Recent surveys indicate that in future, ‘starchy’, the taste associated with carbohydrate rich foods like rice, bread or pasta, may also have to be included. No wonder so many of us find carb cravings so difficult to resist. 0 More: Daily Dose: 5 diseases you risk getting if we run out of waterHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy Fitness What's the deal with pain after exercise? Fitness 10 triathlon mistakes to avoid Fitness 5 reasons you shouldn't exercise with headphones Lifestyle Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Lifestyle Floater alert: Here’s what it means if your poop floats From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?