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March 2, 2015


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How Many Calories Are In Your Lunch?

Are you counting calories? Here's how food scientists get their figures.

December 8, 2011



Are You Chemically Dependent?

We humans are dependent on chemicals like water, air, sugars, starches, fats, proteins, as well as on small amounts of vitamins and minerals.

August 2, 2011


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Can Food Be Addictive?

"Today, high calorie foods are not only abundant; they contain much higher amounts of sugar and fat than what's found in natural food sources."

February 1, 2011


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How Your Stomach Digests Food Using Protease

How does your body know to stop digesting after all the food is gone?

October 30, 2003


How Many Calories are in Your Lunch?

Ever wonder how they determine how many calories are in food?

September 27, 2003


Are You Chemically Dependent?

We need water, or H2O, to maintain our bodies in a fluid state. Water even gets involved in chemical reactions that occur in our stomachs, which break down foods containing sugars, starches, and proteins.

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