Genetic taste markers and preferences for vegetables and fruit of female breast care patients.

@article{Drewnowski2000GeneticTM,
  title={Genetic taste markers and preferences for vegetables and fruit of female breast care patients.},
  author={A Drewnowski and Susan A Henderson and C S Hann and Wendie A. Berg and Mack T Ruffin},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={191-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore links between genetic responsiveness to the bitter taste of 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) and self-reported preferences for vegetables and fruit of female breast care patients. METHODS PROP tasting was defined by detection thresholds and by perceived bitterness and hedonic ratings for PROP solutions. Nontasters, medium tasters, and supertasters were identified by their PROP thresholds and by the ratio of perceived bitterness of PROP to the perceived saltiness of sodium… CONTINUE READING