SciShow Explains the Science Behind Sugar Addiction and the Fifth Taste Umami

In a recent episode of SciShow News, host Michael Aranda explains the science behind sugar addiction and the fifth taste umami. A recent study published in the journal Cell looked at the LH-VTA loop, a circuit in the brain now believed to have an impact on food and sugar addictions. Aranda also shares research that links tasting umami flavor to good health.