Bethany Grzesiak, MS, RD, is a clinical dietitian at the Ann Arbor Veteran's Affairs Medical Center and recently wrote restaurant reviews for the Examiner. Read her blog, Stuffed, and follow her on Twitter.
It's been craved. It's been feared. Now, fat is taking on a new role. Recent research says fat joins the ranks of salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami as the "sixth taste" detected during a dining experience.