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Once, I had a high fever and everything I ate seemed to taste bland. Why is this so?

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I'm sure this is an interesting biology/pop-sci question but it's not about cooking. –  Aaronut Apr 14 '13 at 11:54
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closed as off topic by Aaronut Apr 14 '13 at 11:55

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Smell. Smell is a big portion of taste, and you likely had an upper-respiratory infection that blunted your sense of smell.

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