Home > Diet and nutrition > News 26 November 2019 Don’t like veggies? It could be how your genes make certain things taste Why are broccoli, brussels sprouts and cabbage out of the question for some people? 0 Related Veggies' popularity is all in the name WATCH: Is it healthier to eat your veggies cooked or raw? Want your kids to eat more veggies? Offer them a variety Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting A specific gene makes certain compounds taste bitter, which may make it harder for some people to add heart-healthy vegetables to their dietImage credit: Sven Scheuermeier, Unsplash NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical 8 pelvic floor exercises that are better than Kegels Medical Who's helping smokers quit? Probably not their heart doctor Lifestyle Could the birth control pill alter a part of women's brains? Medical How to avoid stained teeth when you enjoy red wine Medical Houseflies: Just how bad are they for your health? Lifestyle What is a 'tough workout' and how could it possibly extend a woman's life? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.