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If Spoiled Food Is Bad for Us, Why Do We Also Love It So Much?

Because microbes help us get cultured!

Aside from some microbes being able to kill us and some being harmless, what’s the difference between “spoiled” food that we eat and the kind that we don’t? It’s all a matter of taste (and sometimes texture).

(via Geeks Are Sexy)

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