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nyt-smell-age-150.jpgIt's probably time for all restaurant critics over the age of 50 to hang it up, if science is to believed, that is. According to the New York Times, people lose their sense of taste as they age, from the ages of 40-50 for women and 50-60 for men. This is not so much due to the loss of taste buds — though there's that, too — but a decline in the nose's ability to detect aromas. [NYT]

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