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 7 healthy swaps for everyday foods and drinks 2020-01-15 14:15 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Strokes are deadlier when they hit Covid-19 patients Medical Vaping could put you at risk for gum disease Medical OPINION | Young people are key to a nicotine-free future: five steps to stop them smoking Medical Coronavirus hopes and fears centre on 'immunity' Diet and nutrition Even one high-fat meal may dull your mind 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.