Do Supertasters Like Spicy Food?

What foods are supertasters sensitive to?

Some people have more of these taste buds and receptors, so their perception of flavor is stronger than the average person.

They are known as supertasters.

Supertasters are particularly sensitive to bitter flavors in foods such as broccoli, spinach, coffee, beer, and chocolate..

How do you know if you are a super taster?

If you have more than 30 tastebuds in a space on your tongue that is the size of a hole from a hole punch, you’d be considered a supertaster. The average person has 15 to 30 and those with fewer than 15 would be considered non-tasters. Those non-tasters may need more spice and flavour to make food taste good.

Are supertasters overweight?

It makes sense. Supertasters don’t need much sweetness or fat in their meals because a little goes a long way for them. Male supertasters, on the other hand, are more likely to be drawn to high fat foods, which increases their risk of obesity. If you aren’t a picky eater, you might be a nontaster.

Are supertasters common?

Approximately 25 percent of Americans are nontasters, 50 percent are medium tasters, and 25 percent are “supertasters.”