salt tooth noun [S]
UK /ˌsɒlt ˈtuːθ/ US /ˌsɑːlt ˈtuːθ/
If you have a salt tooth, you like eating savoury foods, especially crisps, chips, etc.
Would you always choose crisps over chocolate? You’re not alone. While many of us may admit to a sweet tooth, more than 40 per cent of people have a weakness for salty rather than sugary flavours. Experts call this phenomenon a salt tooth, and it’s becoming more common. For while some people are genetically programmed to crave salt, others are now developing a salt tooth as a result of the prevalence of highly processed, salty food in our diet.
[irishnews.com, 18 June 2023]
food noise noun [U]
the constant thoughts about food that some people have when they are trying to lose weight
Losing weight is never an easy feat. Besides implementing new nutrition and lifestyle choices, Another thing that can make losing weight (and keeping it off) more difficult is something called “food noise.” If you’ve ever wondered why you’re hungry all the time, even if you just ate, or find yourself consistently planning your next meal, you may be dealing with food noise.
[parade.com, 3 May 2023]
lion diet noun [S]
a type of eating plan in which someone eats only meat from certain animals and no other types of food for a limited period of time
Are you a complete carnivore and love your meat? Well, then the lion diet may be something to your liking. A meat-based diet that focuses on eliminating major food groups and beverages from your meals, the eating pattern involves only consuming salt, water, and meat from ruminant animals (including beef, lamb, goat, bison, and deer). But why? To identify food sensitivities.
[indianexpress.com, 10 May 2023]