Web Toolbar by Wibiya

Bridget M.

is modding

 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

9 HOURS AGO .@AustinMahone tells an angry fan why he hasn't dropped his album yet: http://t.co/Rlis3oGQkl

12 HOURS AGO #QUIZ are you too cheap when it comes to shopping?

13 HOURS AGO Make this Saturday night a touchdown w/ @Brecbassinger in #BellaAndTheBulldogs at 9pm on @NickelodeonTV! More here: http://t.co/THQPSxXiO8

 

sponsored links

So there, Mom! Science explains why you hate broccoli (and other weird foods)


Confession time: I can’t stand broccoli. I don’t want to look at it, I don’t want to smell it and I don’t even want to think about eating it. Mom always thought I was just being picky, but it turns out science has finally explained my distaste for the superfood (editor’s note: You should TOTALLY eat broccoli. It’s so good for you!).

 

Variations on a gene that affects how people perceive bitterness can make people turn their noses up at broccoli and other bitter veggies. But that’s not all. The compound that gives some veggies and other bites (like wasabi and garlic) their pungent taste can be too strong for some folks to handle. And that rotting egg smell broccoli (and cauliflower and cabbage) gives off when it cooks? Yeah, not so appealing to other individuals.

 

So there ya have it, Ma. I’ll take a side of roasted taters and peas, please!

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 8/13/2013 7:11:00 PM

POSTED IN ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
Need a quick cardio boost? Run up and down a flight of stairs for five minutes to get your heart pumping!
 

 

 

YAY—it's Super Bowl Sunday! Which team are you rooting for? 



 
 

It's okay to drink two or more energy drinks a day.

X

Prepare to ride Rogue Wave...

 

 

Mystical mermaids, deep romances, thrilling adventure—you'll find it all in the epic 

Waterfire Saga from Jennifer Donnelly.

 

CLICK HERE for a sneak peek at Rogue Wave...plus an exclusive author Q&A!

 

 

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links