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Deakin researchers have found our relationship with coriander is all to do with genetics!

Coriander; you either love it or HATE it, and there’s a good reason for it too. Genetics!

Deakin University researchers have finally discovered why only some of us can tolerate the leafy herb. 

Russell Keast, professor in sensory and food science at Deakin University told 3AW Breakfast it’s all to do with genetics. 

If your mum and dad both hate coriander, science says you’ll most likely hate it too. 

‘It’s been associated with a couple of genes, one that’s linked with tasting a soapy flavour,’ says Professor Keast. 

Ross and John both says coriander doesn’t worry them in the slightest. 

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