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palatable

(păl′ăt-ă-b'l) [L. palatum, palate]
Pleasing to the palate or taste, as food.
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Feed palatability enhancers are added to livestock food formulation to enhance the Texture, Taste and aroma of the feed.
These authors proposed the palatability index as a quantitative estimate of taste preference (in percentage), using the following calculation: IP = ((R-C)/(R+c))x100, in which IP is the palatability index, R refers to pellet consumption of the tested feed and C is the pellet consumption of the control diet.
Thus emerged the myth that taste and palatability were all that mattered.
In the early 1980s, the United States beef industry recognized consumer eating satisfaction was likely highly variable, but there were few studies that had evaluated consumer perceptions of palatability. The first National Consumer Retail Beef Study was conducted in 1985 [8,9], with further surveys occurring in 1993 [10], 1998 [11], 2006 [12], and 2010 [13].
Although ultimately of greatest interest, the use of a human taste panel to screen pharmaceutical drugs for palatability is not cost-effective or feasible in a timely manner.
Consequently, this preliminary study has shown that identified browses have good palatability and feed potential for ruminants in the arid rangelands of Cholistan desert.
The diet costs are computed under two scenarios: (i) subject to a range of nutrient-specific constraints (a basic diet), and (ii) with allowance for palatability constraints (a constrained diet).
Palatability (good versus bad taste) was a frequent concern of adolescents (29.2%) but less frequent in children (18.4%) or adults (11.8%).
Food palatability is a combination of sensory, physical, and chemical characteristics such as aroma, taste, shape, moisture, and nutritional value.
The public belief was:'We can cut the fat, yet still obtain the health benefits of protein, calcium, potassium, and Vitamin D, as well as palatability. So why the recent switch to promoting full fat dairy?
With a 96 per cent palatability approval rate, Bottom Sniffer is said to provide a refreshing treat for the animals while offering owners the chance to have a beer with their best friend.