Why do some people think coriander tastes like soap? Why do others like the taste of bitter beer?

Dr Emma Beckett is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from the School of Medicine and Public Health at University of Newcastle.

Her research reveals how your taste can affect your diet, and that's really important if we're to eat healthier and reduce chronic illnesses.

Recorded as part of a live Ockham's Razor event at The Edwards in Newcastle.

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