The supertasters wanted salt to the max, up to the point where most people find foods not only very salty but irritating to the mouth. “For them, more is better,” Hayes says, “and Goldilocks was wrong.
Richard Knox on NPR’s For Supertasters, A Desire for Salt is Genetic.
I love the drama in “AND GOLDILOCKS WAS WRONG!” Puts the salt on my pretzel, it do.
(Thanks to D.Beene for the tip)