Cilantrophobes Unite!

I don’t consider myself a cilantrophobe, but I found this article interesting. I guess some find the taste buggy or soapy. Turns out haters aren’t making this stuff up. Cilantro’s smell is produced by aldehydes. You know what else creates aldehydes? Bugs and soap. The cilantro-averse make that association in their taste and smell memory bank and the distaste is out of a kind of self preservation. So there ya go…

Megan Adams Brown

Megan Adams Brown, CHC, helps families find healthy routines that work, with no more “what’s for dinner?” stress, and a lot better food. Her family meal plans help moms take charge of their kitchen and their own health, leading to more vegetables and less junk all around. Megan also shares kid-approved, allergy-friendly recipes on her blog. To learn more click here.

3 thoughts on “Cilantrophobes Unite!”

  1. I read this article this weekend and sent it to Cat — she HATES cilantro! It’s super interesting though… Soap? Bugs? So strange.

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