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"supertasters"

Have you ever heard of these people?
From what I read on the net they taste food 3x better than other people.
I found myself seeing that I have some of these traits, like not being able to drink grapefruit juice or anything bitter or sour like that (unless it's 99% sugar but then again too much sugar tastes bad too),
(see this) but then again I enjoy spicy food (BLAIR'S DEATH SAUCE AND POTATO CHIPS) which basically means that I'm just a "normal" picky eater lol.

So, are any of you supertasters? What is it like? How does it affect your eating?

I sure hope this is the right place...

[Image: adhd_mild.gif] Try it on yourself!
12-20-2010 02:02 AM
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Re: "supertasters"

lol, yeah, ive heard of them. But then again I am a chef

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12-20-2010 10:31 AM
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