These days there are so many groups of eaters to please -- the gluten-free, the vegans, the vegetarians, and so many more. But there's an underrepresented group that has been tormented for too long, and we're here to help: It's the plight of the picky-eating adult.
For selective eaters at every meal, there's a dread of enduring "That Conversation" -- the one where you have to defend your displeasure for mushrooms, or your hatred for pâté.
Whether it's an icky texture, negative memory association, allergy or full-on phobia, we asked selective eaters in the HuffPost newsroom (along with many of their friends) about the questions that are asked when family and friends are reminded of their nutritional selectivity. We're keeping them anonymous to protect the innocent. Here's what picky eaters wish everybody could understand about their preferences.
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