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Making lemons taste super sweet

Duration: 02:36

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Liz Bonnin and Dr Tiina Eilola use a substance called miraculin to explore how artificial sweeteners can fool our taste buds, and make lemons and limes taste SO GOOD!

Available since: Thu 14 Mar 2013

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Bang Goes the Theory Series 7, Episode 3

3/8 The team put sugar on trial, investigating whether it deserves its bad health reputation.

First broadcast: 18 Mar 2013

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