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Posts tagged starches

September 11, 2013

 

a collection of bananas, some with brown spots

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

December 8, 2011

 

chemicals

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.

September 30, 2010

 

homemade apple pie

Why Do We Love The Taste Of “Mom’s Cooking?”

Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?

August 25, 2005

 

As Good As Mom’s Apple Pie

Why do most people like Mom’s cooking? Although family attachments can account for part of our appreciation, the fact that Mom’s (or Dad’s) cooking tastes good to us also has some basis in genetics. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Gas

This time on A Moment of Science, we discuss a rather delicate subject–gas (and we don’t mean the kind you put in your car). It’s normal and healthy to let out a little belch here and there after a meal. It’s just one of the ways the body gets rid of gas. You probably know [...]

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