Eeeeh. Nah. They're just normal people, really. They don't do it anymore. They learned the hard way I wasn't joking when they forced me to eat something that made me sick. >.> 'Twas brocolli. Can't stomach the stems of brocolli /at all/. Nor can I stomach fat on meat. (which makes eating bacon feel like surgery, I swear.)
I guess you could say my palette is... sensitive. |D
Ah, so you, too, have seen your fair share of people who swear by the phrase, "Waste not, want not." These are the people that will eat whatever is on the table, regardless of how healthy or unhealthy it is - if it's edible, it's going in their stomach.
Are these the kind of people that have scolded you for your eating habits? Or are they completely different from what I'm describing?