Fun Facts About Saliva: Why Is It So Important?

Fun Facts About Saliva: Why Is It So Important?

by Shearly (SU)
What do we mean when we talk about food being "mouthwatering"? We are talking about a specific food's power to stimulate the production of saliva, or spit. Upon smelling and seeing a delicious meal, even before we have tasted it, our bodies react by producing saliva in anticipation of the delicious experience.