You Could be Genetically Wired to Drink Alcohol

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Apparently you could be genetically wired to have a taste for alcohol.

So how do you tell if you’re genetically predisposed to alcohol, you should ask yourself one question, do you think Brussels sprouts taste bitter?

The author of the study linked genetics to how we perceive bitter substances. If you find brussels sprouts bitter, you could find the taste of alcohol bitter as well.

The Australian-led research shows that people are predisposed to have a bitter taste receptor and will experience a higher sensitivity to bitterness.

These people will probably find dark leafy greens and alcohol bitter and dislike the taste initially.These people generally consume less alcohol, the study found.

See more at https://www.sbs.com.au/food/article/2018/11/16/alcohol-coffee-tea-the-genetic-reason-why-they-taste-bitter