wow have things changed
This really shows how awesome humans are and how different we are from other species. We constantly change and improve and stretch the limits of our mind and body.
Why Do We Bother to Eat Bitter?
Through exploration of the ancestral context of taste, scientists can better understand how modern humans use the sense of taste to make decisions and survive. Evolution has shaped our sense of taste to guide us to seek the food we need to survive, while steering clear of foods harmful to us. It is understandable that early humans who avoided spoiled meat and poisonous berries were able to pass down their genes, giving modern humans the ability to avoid them too. But what explains the countless humans who voluntarily consume, and even enjoy, some bitter foods? Why do we eat bitter greens? Brussels sprouts? Hoppy beers? Why do we tolerate some bitter flavors and not others? Read more…
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Science + vegetables = delicious! ~AR
i wish everyone can look at themselves and see how beautiful they are and that as long as you love yourself you don’t need anyone else to. you are your own everything.