Video: Why do some people hate cilantro?

December 12, 2017, American Chemical Society
Credit: The American Chemical Society

Cilantro is a popular seasoning, adding flavor to tacos and noodle dishes across the globe. But to some people, it just tastes like soap.

What's going on here?

Reactions explains why some people can't help their -phobia. Hint: their repulsion has to do with genetics.

Explore further: Researchers find genetic link to dislike of cilantro / coriander

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