Why does sourness make your face wince?

3 May 2017, 17:28

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Why do sour, citrus tastes make the left side of our face wince and contort?

Question

Why do sour, citrus tastes make the left side of our face wince and contort?

Terry, Bow

Answer

Name: Dee

Qualification: Studied map of the tongue in school

Answer: The tongue has different parts and receptors that react to tastes differently. The sourness from citrus fruit causes the receptors to react and could make our face contort on the left side of the face

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