Why Do Some People Hate Cilantro?

Video   Dec 14, 2017

 

Cilantro is one of the most polarizing herbs the planet. Consider it the Benedict Cumberbatch of taco toppings. But what is it about this little plant that stokes such intense vitriol from some people, while the rest of us can't get enough? The answer's in the chemistry folks!

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Writer/Producer: Kirk Zamieroski
Executive Producer: Adam Dylewski
Scientific consultant: Casey Trimmer
Fact Checker: Kyle Nackers
Music: Sam Leopard - To The Point

SOURCES:
Compound Chem - http://www.compoundchem.com/wp-conten...
Botanical Info on Cilantro - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.or...
More info - https://www.wifss.ucdavis.edu/wp-cont...
Essential Oil Composition of Cilantro - http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/j...
Characteristic Aroma Components of the Cilantro Mimics - http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/b...
More Characticeristic Aroma Compounds - http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10...
Volatiles from Aromatic Plants - www.mdpi.com/2304-8158/5/2/41/pdf
Composition of Coriander Leaf Volatiles - http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/j...
Genetic Variant near Olfactory receptor Influence cilantro Preference - https://flavourjournal.biomedcentral....
Genese and cilantro hating - https://flavourjournal.biomedcentral....
Soapy Taste of Cilantro - https://www.nature.com/news/soapy-tas...
Aroma Characterization of Coriander - https://link.springer.com/article/10....
Differences of Cilantro Disliking in Different Cultures - https://flavourjournal.biomedcentral....
Chromosome 11 - https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/chromosome/11#

 
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