Finally, The Reason Behind Why Cilantro Tastes So Bad To You

IT'S A REAL THING, OK?!

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You heard it here (or on the SciShow) — it's OFFICIALLY A REAL THING! Your cilantro aversion isn't just your imagination, and here's some science to prove it.

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These aldehydes give certain foods their smell. One of the aldehydes that causes cilantro's smell is a "by-product OF SOAP." BUT, upon further investigation, this isn't the only gene responsible for your hatred.