Episode 47: Our Sense of Taste

May 9, 1998

Dr. Linda Bartoshuk, professor in the departments of surgery and psychology at Yale University Medical School and a leading researcher in sensory science and taste, will be with us to explain why our taste buds are the real culprit in our battle with the bulge. Jane and Michael Stern said bah-humbug to diets and New Year's resolutions and have taken off to sample some true Florida cuisine in sunny Key West; Karen from Ohio tries to Stump the Cook; and Lynne tells us how to register comments on the USDA's proposed guidelines for organic food and takes your calls.

Broadcast dates for this episode:

  • January 3, 1998 (originally aired)

  • May 9, 1998 (rebroadcast)