Everyone has different flavor preferences, but some foods tend to be more polarizing than others. Take black coffee for example: The bitter beverage generally sparks a love or hate relationship, wouldn't you say? This could be due to the fact that some people are more sensitive to this kind of taste. Some people are so sensitive, in fact, that geologist David R. Montgomery, Ph.D., and biologist Anne Biklé call them "supertasters."
On a recent episode of the mindbodygreen podcast, the husband-wife duo and co-authors of What Your Food Ate: How To Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health share how to know if you fall in this rare genetic category. Here’s a summary.