49

views
Unfave

Evolution of bitter taste sensitivity

It’s no coincidence that the expression “to leave a bitter taste in one’s mouth” has a double meaning; people often have strong negative reactions to bitter substances, which, though found in healthful foods like vegetables, can also signify toxicity. For this reason, the ability to sense bitterness likely played an important role in human evolution.... 
Read the rest of the story on The Punch News

Added November 13, 2013
from The Punch News