Taste buds: Which habits are bad for the sense of taste buds

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Which habits are bad for taste bud

Taste buds: Some habits are bad for taste buds

Taste buds are the sensory organ located on the tongue. These sensory organs allow you to experience the taste that is sweet, salt, sour or bitter. The bumps visible on your tongue called as papillae and most of them contain taste buds. Taste buds contain tiny hair called as microvilli. These tiny hair send the message to the brain about how something tastes. An average person has 10,000 taste buds which replaced every week. Unfortunately, when person ages, some of those taste cells don’t get replaced. Apart from this, some of your habits are bad for your taste buds. These habits may ruin your taste buds and not allow you to enjoy your favourite food. (Also read: What are the amazing tips to take care of your tongue’s hygiene)

Taste buds: Which habits are bad for taste buds.

  • Eating too much
  • Smoking
  • Excessive consumption of sugar
  • Alcohol
  • Exposure to pesticides
  1. Eating too much
    Overeating can negatively impact your taste buds. Overeating cause obesity. The obese people fail to identify various taste as compared to people have ideal weight.
  2. Smoking

    Taste buds can be affected by smoking
    Taste buds: Smoking is bad for taste buds.

    Smoking is not only bad for taste buds but also for lungs and heart health. Cigarette contains chemicals which irritate the taste buds and reduce the sensitivity of the taste buds. Also read:  How to get rid of the white coated tongue with simple home remedies

  3. Excessive consumption of sugar
    Consumption of sugar not only bad for your taste buds but also for overall health. If you drink or eating food contain a lot of sugar can reduce the sensitivity of taste buds.
  4. Alcohol
    Alcohol may have the anaesthetizing effect on your tongue as it anaesthetic in nature. Consumption of alcohol does not affect chemical receptors but affect the texture of receptors.
  5. Exposure to Pesticides
    Consumption of fruits and vegetables with traces of pesticides also affect the taste buds. Pesticides contain toxins like benzene and arsenic. The toxins not only cause the health-related problem but also reduce the strength of taste buds.

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Taste buds allow you to identify the different tastes. Unfortunately, some of the habits may affect your taste buds and reduce sensitivity. In this regard, you must be aware of habits which reduce the sensitivity of taste buds. You can also read this article in Hindi.

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