Are You a Genetic Super-Taster?

broccoliI always have a chuckle when I hear the joke, “What’s the difference between broccoli and snot?” No ideas? Answer: “It’s harder to get kids to eat broccoli.” Boom, boom.

In actual fact, it may be more aligned to your genetic makeup than we’ve possibly ever considered.

Susan Bowerman, from the LA Times, tells us however, that this may not excuse kids from turning their nose up at vegetables. It seems that being a super-taster takes some time to evolve.

So if you’re not into strong tasting-coffee, soy products or grapefruit juice you can thank your genes for making you the super-taster that you are.
Interesting to note that more women than men are super-tasters and so are most chefs! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Additionally, we participates in various other affiliate programs, and we sometimes get a commission through purchases made through our links.