Home > Diet and nutrition > News 21 May 2019 WATCH: Why we evolved to acquire taste Have you ever wondered how a taste is actually acquired? 0 Related Can't taste anything? You might want to check your nose Scientists can now alter the brain to make chocolate taste bad Think you only smell with your nose? You're wrong Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting It's an acquired taste is a phrase that's commonly mentioned alongside food and drinks like coffee, IPAs, vegetables and more. Have you ever wondered how a taste is actually acquired? Join us as we explore taste.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical How a career in music could affect your hearing Medical How quitting smoking could lead to major changes in gut bacteria Diet and nutrition Low-carb vs. keto: What's the diff and which is better? Medical It's not just menopause to blame for older women's flagging sex drive Medical Don't delay surgery for very early-stage breast cancer Workflow More reasons why you must manage your stress Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.