SIXTH TASTE

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[h1]'Oleogustus' Is The Newly Discovered Taste, And Boy, Is It Bad[/h1]

AUGUST 02, 2015  7:24 AM ET

Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Sunday  will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET.

There's a new, sixth taste for humans: the taste for fat. But Rick Mattes of Purdue University tells NPR's Rachel Martin to think less yummy ice cream, more rancid food.
 

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I posted about this a week or so back. No one seemed interested. It was surprising.
 
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i always thought of fat as more of just an additional element rather than a new taste entirely but i have to read the article you posted before saying anymore. sounds some what interesting though
 
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