Avocados - © agric.wa.gov.au

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love avocados. And my friend, George, from San Diego has his own Avocado tree in his backyard. That, to me, is the height of luxury! But now, researchers have discovered that the Avocado may also be able to help suppress your appetite and, thus, fight obesity…

Kid Tongue Large - © 2016 babycenter.com

It’s a culinary convention – not unsupported by science – that ‘as much as 70 percent of the sensation of tasting involves savouring the aromas of your food’. Now, scientists have discovered that the same kind of receptors that pick up aromas in your nose are also present on your tongue.