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Bitter Toward Your Diet? Blame It On Tasting Ability

An aversion to cruciferous vegetables and bitter greens could sabotage weight loss goals. People who find turnip, cabbage, brussels sprouts and broccoli downright revolting could have specific genes that impact tasting ability.

The good news is that repeated exposure to bitter foods does help a person develop a liking. In fact, the caffeine in bitter coffee drives would-be coffee haters to become coffee aficionados. And some people cultivate a taste for dark, bitter beers.

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