I've watched people devour things I couldn't fathom swallowing.

Like... "Why are you doing that to your body?"

I love food as much as the next person, but somethings really should just stay on the vine.

So many of the current most popular foods make no sense to me.

Avocado. Just... why? It's green slime.

To each their own.

Redditormintylye wanted to discuss personal issues with the menu. They asked:

"What food does everyone love to eat, but you don't?"

I am very picky eater. I try not to be, but I can't help it. My list long.

Oink

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"Ham it's so gross I like other meats but ham is just so disgusting."

AHHHyhu78uj

Fresh Roast

"Not a food, but coffee. The entire planet seems to start their day with a cup and I can’t get the taste for it."

boegan

"I actually LOVE the taste of coffee but I rarely drink it. I just try to wake up with a glass of water instead of the caffeine."

"I feel like the point of coffee is to wake you up, so it never made sense to me to drink decaf (even though I like the taste), so I just decide not to drink it. I do have a coffee pot and there are times where I’m feeling frisky, but I’m glad that it’s an addiction that I haven’t gotten into."

JSto19

Hell NO!

"Steak. Not red meat, just a fat steak. Gristle, fat, texture, and childhood trauma play a key role in why I dislike steak. Trust me, I've had numerous people - including my previous roommate who is a professional chef - try to get me to like it. It ain't happening. I do love a good burger though."

Killarogue

Separate

"Chocolate ice cream I love them separately though."

SuvenPan

"Yes! A lot of chocolate flavored stuff I'd say is more 'cocao' flavored if that makes sense, same with chocolate milk, chocolate pudding, etc."

motion_bum

"I'm the same. I like chocolate, but majority of chocolate flavoured things taste very different and are not enjoyable for me."

Amber-Dragon

bad sweets...

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"Marshmallow peeps."

rmdelecuona

"They are overwhelmingly sweet. But I have childhood nostalgia associated with them so I still eat them."

SpaceBass18

Those Peeps are the work of Satan. I said what I said.

I'm ill...

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"Mayo and ranch, but mostly mayo. The sight of a glob of thick ranch or mayo makes my stomach uneasy."

Helicoppter

Clearly the best...

"Sweet potato pie. I can’t stand sweet potatoes but to put it in a pie… that’s just too much."

WonderlissBliss

"Dog it tastes nothing like actual sweet potatoes. Sweet potato pie is like candy trust me. My mom used to make it for me when I was little."

"But she called it 'butterscotch pie' to trick me into eating it as she knew I'd want nothing to do with it if I found out it contained sweet potatoes. Clearly the best pie. I assume you haven't ever tried it. Big mistake. It's like if someone took a pumpkin pie and was like, 'what if I increase all of its stats by ten points'. Perfect pie."

fly_it_sigh_it

fresh off the boat...

"About the only seafood I'll eat is breaded fish sticks. Which has about as much in common with seafood as Taco Bell does with Mexican food. None at all. The smell, texture and taste of the rest of the seafood world is just nauseating to me. Which some people can't seem to grasp as I live less than a 10 minute drive to the fishing docks and get whatever I want fresh off the boat."

bbpr120

In your mouth...

"Caviar tried it once like pouring salt shaker in your mouth. Venison gamey Beef."

MissGoodbean

"Then you haven't had good caviar. I had it in Moscow and it was super. I don't like sushi or a lot of seafood."

highstreethellcat

Gross Greens

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"Celery. What the f**k, people. Not good."

velthrar

"Crunchy water!"

Cat385CL

I actually love celery. But I'm weird.

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Skunk

"Skunk"

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​Disney Home Video

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Friends' Homes

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New Tech

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- bobisz

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Mimeograph Solvent

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Pool Toys

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Basements

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- Fenzik

​Home Depot

​"The smell of Home Depot"

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​Hot Pavement And Rain

​"Hot parking lot when it first starts to rain."

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​Burnt Matches

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- makeful

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- Kaisa_is_short

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