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Gs116

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Gs116
Magnitude 3
Repute Bad
Summary 80% likely to be unable to taste bitter.
Criteria Gs116/criteria


80% likely to be unable to taste bitter.

This causes the inability to perceive as bitter the taste of the compound phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) and similar molecules in foods (like cabbage and raw broccoli) or drinks (like coffee and dark beers). This makes cabbage etc. taste horribly bland and boring.

You're quite likely (~80%) to be a non-taster of bitterness, meaning that foods that may taste bitter to others taste far less bitter to you.[PMID 12595690] On the other hand, fruit from the tropical bignay tree will taste unpleasantly bitter to you instead of sweet. You probably eat unhealthily.