What Does Human Meat Taste Like? Man Cuts Off Part Of His Own Leg To Find Out, And Films The Whole Thing

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Ever wondered what human flesh tastes like? Perhaps with some fava beans and a nice Chianti?

Science presenter Greg Foot tries to get to the secret of what human flesh tastes like in this excerpt from BritLab for the BBC.

Unfortunately, and somewhat bizarrely, its actually illegal to eat your own flesh. So, in order to experience some semblance of the taste, they performed a biopsy of Gregs leg muscle and settled for the aroma of his cooked flesh, which accounts for up to 80 percent of our sensation of taste.

The idea of eating human might make you shudder, but an analysis of the leg muscle shows that it is very similar in composition to both chicken and beef.

Check out the video below. Although, as you might have gathered, it isnt for the squeamish.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/man-goes-mission-discover-taste-human-flesh

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