Are You a Supertaster?

Intro: Are You a Supertaster?

A supertaster is a person who experiences the sense of taste with far greater intensity than average. Some 35% of women and 15% of men are supertasters. I made this at techshop:
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    crank_girl

    4 years ago

    If you can't get the tests you could try this method. http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/22941835

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    kevin7314crank_girl

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thank you, it has been many months/years since anyone has posted such a useful reply.

    We did this experiment in a bio101 class in college, but it's cool you can do it at home! I found out that I'm not a supertaster, which I guess explains why I like brussel sprouts so much! haha

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    One strange thing is this idea pops up again and again in other areas, for example:

    there are super-responders to certain types of exercise (they get a huge benefit)