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Oysters voted least appealing food by Brits

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While your mum might have enforced the dinner table rule of trying before loathing, as adults we're quick to refuse any food we just don't want to try. With zero consequences.

A new survey has found out which foods we're most likely to turn down and, perhaps unsurprisingly, oysters top the list. Apparently 47% of us would say no to an oyster if it was offered and the number rises to 57% with women.

In second place was liver with 46% and in third was anchovies with 45%. Tofu came in fourth place with 42%, in fifth was black pudding with 39% and then 37% would refuse sushi. Other unpopular foods included blue cheese (34%), olives (33%) and marzipan (26%).

The results are from a study by Save the Children, ahead of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, aiming to drive global action to reduce hunger and malnutrition.

Only 5% of the 2,011 people surveyed said they disliked no food.

(Images: Rex Features)

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