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7:15 PM | February 20, 2013
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When it comes to the science of taste, describing the mouthfeel of a drink or snack isn't enough. Fat, it turns out, is especially tough to nail down. According to Edible Geography, researchers first discovered a taste receptor specifically tuned to fat only last year. We mostly detect fat through texture, which makes it hard for food companies to formulate studies for fat-free or low fat foods.If you've ever eaten a bite of fat-free ice cream and thought it tasted wrong, somehow, here's your […]

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