A person who has more taste buds than normal and is very sensitive to particular tastes.
- There is a wide variation in flavour awareness in the population, from those with a constitution of iron to normal people, to gourmets and supertasters, and food sensitive people who are also supersmellers.
- In comparisons to nontasters, supertasters tasted more sweetness in table sugar, more bitterness in foods and beverages such as black coffee, and more sourness in fruits.
- She and her students discovered that some individuals, known as supertasters, are born with an unusually large number of taste buds.
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