Why Does Toothpaste Make Orange Juice Taste Awful?

Why Does Toothpaste Make Orange Juice Taste Awful?

By on Oct 6, 2014 in Chemistry, for featured, Funny, Science, Videos | 0 comments

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
Video: The video “Why Does Toothpaste Make Orange Juice Taste Bad?” is available at the Reactions YouTube page.

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