Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > 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: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle US soldier receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant Diet and nutrition Africa needs to address multiple food issues to end hunger News Your neighbour's backyard chickens might carry salmonella risk Diet and nutrition 10 of the most extreme and dangerous weight-loss methods News ‘I feel so honoured I was able to help save his life’: Daughter donates kidney to dying father News Mysterious illness turns energetic pole dancer into a fatigued ‘gran’ From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.