10/10/2013 09:30 am ET

The Grossest Food You've Ever Tried


When you're an adventurous eater, it's inevitable that you'll encounter some less-than-appetizing foods -- whether you're attempting to be polite by trying a regional specialty or are just trying to take your passion for food to new levels, not everything you try is bound to go down smoothly.

We asked our readers, as well as our editors, about the grossest food they've ever tried -- and got some answers way more disgusting than we could've expected. Our hearts (and stomachs) go out to these eaters.

Have you tried something that completely grossed you out? Let us know in the comments!

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The Grossest Food You've Ever Tried