Supertasters

Supertasters are the double-jointed gymnasts of the food world, only way more common.

Are you a supertaster? A supertasters is a person who “may experience an overall higher level of tasting ability than others” due to a high fungiform papillae count on the tongue. It’s not always a good thing. (Thanks for the tip!)

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