From diets to lose weight to special diets to overcome a disease, fruits and vegetables are foods that are never missed. The benefits of fruits and vegetables are abundant, but many people do not like to eat them.
What is the real cause of not liking to eat vegetables and fruit and are there any negative effects of this habit? Check out the answer in the following review.
What causes people don't like fruits and vegetables?
The dislike of fruits and vegetables is not just a matter of taste.
A team of researchers from the University of Kentucky, USA, suspect that there are certain genes that make vegetables taste more bitter for some people.
Humans have two copies of a taste gene called TAS2R38. This gene interacts with certain proteins in the nodules of the tongue, causing a bitter taste.
There are two variants of the TAS2R38 gene, namely AVI and PAV.