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November 11, 2019 - CBS Baltimore

Your Hatred Of Heart-Healthy Veggies Could Be Genetic

Your Hatred Of Heart-Healthy Veggies Could Be Genetic
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If certain vegetables have always made you gag, you may be more than a picky eater. Instead, you might be what scientists call a “super-taster:” a person with a genetic predisposition to taste food differently.

Unfortunately, being a super-taster doesn’t make everything taste better. In fact, it can do the opposite.

Super-tasters are extremely sensitive to bitterness, a common characteristic of many dark green, leafy veggies such as broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and Brussels sprouts, to name a few.

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