Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?
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This process is called osmosis; it dilutes the sugar-water inside the cells. But all the water coming in raises the pressure inside the cells so that eventually, the cell walls burst.
For the most part fat is stored in the fat cells that compose fatty tissue. Think of a fat cell as a tiny plastic bag filled with a drop of fat. Interestingly, fat cells do not multiply.