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July 12, 2011

 

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Macaque Monkeys: “Clean Food Tastes Better!”

Have you heard the story about how one monkey on an island figured out how to wash his food, and then other monkeys starting doing it too?

April 11, 2011

 

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Imagination May Kill Food Cravings

Just thinking about eating food may be enough to curve your appetite.

October 21, 2009

 

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How Dogs Eat

Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?

February 6, 2008

 

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Mmmm…Pie!

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

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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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.

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