Why do people experience taste differently?

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The average human has about 10,000 taste buds, and every two weeks they are all replaced. Why do people taste things differently?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. There are two types of "tasters": supertasters and subtasters. 00:28

  2. Everything you taste has a combination of salty, sweet, savory, bitter and sour in each bite. 01:24

  3. A supertaster is more likely to eat healthier and less dangerous foods. 02:18

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