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April 10, 2013

 

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Enjoying Your Food Increases The Nourishment Your Body Receives

Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?

April 5, 2013

 

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Applesauce Harnesses The Power Of Osmosis!

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?

February 19, 2013

 

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Why Lettuce Should NOT Be Frozen

A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?

January 18, 2013

 

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Cilantro: Love It Or Hate It?

According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.

October 11, 2012

 

yogurt containers stacked in a pyramid

The Mysterious Liquid In Yogurt

When you open a container of yogurt, you'll often see liquid collected on top. What is it, and where does it come from?

August 24, 2012

 

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How Do Scientists Measure Calories In Food?

A food Calorie represents the amount of energy that will raise the temperature of one kilogram of water one degree Celsius.

April 27, 2012

 

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How To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.

April 20, 2012

 

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Are Antioxidants The Fountain Of Youth?

Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?

April 11, 2012

 

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Why Are Some People Reluctant To Try New Foods?

Psychologists have observed that most people are reluctant to try unfamiliar foods. Why?

April 10, 2012

 

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Do Picky Eaters Taste Foods Differently?

Are you a picky eater? Is it just pickiness, or do those foods actually taste different to some people?

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