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I'm sure there are at least psychological reasons and there's even a strong possibility there might be a physiological basis as well. Does anybody out there remember the research from more than a year ago about why some people might not like broccoli, or other foods? Some people have a higher sensitivity to certain types of 'bitter' or textual flavors that not everybody has

Super-Tasters and Non-Tasters
http://www-instruct.nmu.edu/hper/mmowafy/HN455/students/shjohnso/supertaster.htm

frames version of above, if your browser supports frames. Slide 2 has a good diagram of taste areas of the tongue.
http://www-instruct.nmu.edu/hper/mmowafy/HN455/students/shjohnso/Supertast_files/frame.htm

Matters of Taste
http://www.medicinecabinet.co.uk/healthyeating_arch/v11i1_healthyeating.htm


Laura
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