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Contact: Steve Chaplin
Indiana University

Flavor Network Backbone

Caption: Each node denotes an ingredient, the node color indicates food category, and node size reflects the ingredient prevalence in recipes. Two ingredients are connected if they share a significant number of flavor compounds, link thickness representing the number of shared compounds between the two ingredients. Adjacent links are bundled to reduce clutter.

Credit: Indiana University

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