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Plenty of foods smell and taste rancid [closed]

During COVID, my ability to smell was severely disrupted. I could taste bitter, salty, sweet etc, but couldn't identify food at all for over two months! I never really recovered entirely and it's been ...
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Any evidence that “burning off tastebuds” increases oral cancer risk?

I know some spice can be helpful: Is eating spicy hot (pungent) food (hot chilli & peppers etc.) healthy or harmful? That said, many people seem wear it as a badge of honor that they can eat very ...
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Is there a way to stimulate taste buds after stroke?

After a stroke late last year, my 87 year-old grandfather hasn't been doing so hot. After being discharged from the hospital's rehab center, he has been in our care for over two months. Keeping food ...