Does sense of smell and sight affect food taste?

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What you see and smell on the plate definitely affects the way the food tastes. If you smell something raunchy, 7 out of 10 times it'll taste just as it smells. However, if you hold your nose while taking a bite, it won't taste as bad...almost bland, actually. As for the sight, not so much. You can't smell through your eyes. However, if something looks unappetizing you expect it taste when you taste it, it more likely will taste bad, because it's already in your head how it'll taste.
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Does smell affect the taste of foods?

yes, the mouth and the nose is connected, if the nose doesnt like the smell the mouth makes it taste funny and sometimes if the nose really doesnt like it, it sends actions

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Yes the sense of taste is very closely related to the sence of smell. Loss of smell drastically reduces the sense of taste.

How does smell affect your sense of taste?

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