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Food Programme

BBC Radio 4

Arts, Food

Chart Positions

Food 33

Investigating every aspect of the food we eat

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Our Changing Taste

March 17th, 2013

Episode 269 of 628 episodes

Sheila Dillon looks at how our sense of taste develops throughout our lifetimes, and what happens when we lose it, through old age, illness or injury. Two hundred thousand people a year seek medical help over loss of taste, Sheila hears the story of Marlena Spieler, a food writer who lost her sense of taste following a road accident.

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