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Answered 2015-07-03 16:07:08

The human nose can smell food cooking, however, there are distance situations that impede its sense of smell. Also nasal colds can at times cause the sense of smell to be curtailed. Generally speaking, animals have a better sense of smell then humans. Dogs are a primary example of this.

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Answered 2016-07-10 13:57:23

Much of modern day food is cooked with aromatic herbs and spices. This give out essential oils and other substances when heated and we can smell them.

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