WONDER #2506: Are Miracle Berries Magic?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how miracle berries work and why they’re not currently used as a sugar substitute.
  2. the life of Robert Harvey and his fight with the FDA.
  3. why lemons, pickles, and celery taste so sweet.
  4. how different proteins can affect people’s taste buds and make foods taste salty, spicy, or sweet.

Question 2 of 3

Miracle berries make foods taste sweet because of a protein called ______________________.

  1. aspartame
  2. insulin
  3. miraculin
  4. collagen

Question 3 of 3

The effect of miracle berries is more obvious with what types of foods?

  1. Sweet and salty
  2. Bland and spicy
  3. Savory and sweet
  4. Sour and acidic

Check your answers online at https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/Are-Miracle-Berries-Magic.