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‘Strong bitter taste and doubles the consumption of salt’

‘Strong bitter taste and doubles the consumption of salt’

People who are bitter flavors stronger taste, would more salt food. Due to the stronger bitter taste, people are more likely to two times more salt to food than the allowed daily amount.

“People do this is likely to be the bitterness to compensate,” says principal investigator Jennifer Smith of Scientific Sessions at the American Heart Association.

The researchers analysed the data of 407 people from the U.s. state of Kentucky who are at a higher risk of heart disease. The eating habits of the participants were compared with each other.

How someone in the bitter taste experience is determined by a gen., Not everyone has this gene, which diets, you’d better be on the needs of people on the basis of genprofielen.

The scientists think that their research doctors and dietitians can help with the compilation of diets by people who are bitter flavors stronger experienced other alternatives to offer to the taste to reduce. Other spices and flavors would be able to help.

Also there was looked at the eating habits of the participants and the variants of a gene that influence how strong a bitter taste is tasted.

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