Why Does Toothpaste Make Orange Juice Taste Awful?
It’s happened to many of us: Half asleep in the morning, you finish brushing your teeth and reach for your daily glass of orange juice. After taking a big swig, you spit it back out, making a face like you’ve just chewed on a lemon. Turns out, a specific chemical in your toothpaste is responsible for that nasty taste.
Reactions explains why toothpaste and orange juice don’t mix.
About this science video
Source: Michael Bernstein – American Chemical Society
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