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Posts tagged eating

February 6, 2008

 

Man Eating some Food

Mmmm…Pie!

Are you hungry right now? It could be because your brain doesn't have enough leptin.

October 23, 2007

 

Ice-Cream In A Bowl

A Sweet Tooth Means a Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

August 14, 2007

 

Spinach dish with garlic

Memory and Potato Chips

When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.

June 18, 2007

 

Garlic Cloves

Garlic, Revealed

Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?

August 16, 2006

 

a football next to a bowl of vegetables

To Eat or Exercise?

Here's a common belief about exercise. If you work out in the morning and want to lose more calories, don't eat before exercise.

May 23, 2006

 

shopping_cart

How Hunger Affects Taste

You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?

December 1, 2005

 

Eating, but Not Food

Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 20, 2005

 

Pass the Salt

when is the best time to salt it: before you cook it, during cooking, at the end of cooking, or just before you eat it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2005

 

Apple Rap

You know the saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? What do apples really have to do with healthy living? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 10, 2005

 

Stress and its Aftereffects

A recent study shows men and women respond differently to stressors. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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