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Veggie wars - what makes some people not like vegetables

Roughly 30% of people don’t sense the bitterness at all. These people have two copies of a gene variant called AVI, explains Jennifer Smith, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in cardiovascular science at the University of Kentucky School of Medicine. People with one AVI and one PAV variant taste bitterness more than some people but less than others. The super-tasters have two PAVs. “We’re talking a ruin-your-day level of bitter,” Smith says.... Read the full article here: The Scientific Reason Some People Can’t Stand Vegetables

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