Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.
The reason fish smell bad is partly chemical, partly psychological.
Today's A Moment of Science asks, what makes meat "tender"?
The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.
When you take a roast out of the oven, the inner temperature will continue to rise by five degrees. How is it possible for the temperature to rise?
Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.
During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.
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Would you ever eat meat that was grown in a lab? Or, is this food science too out there?
Christopher Columbus found Indians in the Caribbean using pineapple juice to soften their skin and to cure upset stomach. Are you a fan of pineapple?