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Posts tagged sugar

August 6, 2014

 

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Diabetes: The Sweet & Sour Truth

Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.

December 16, 2013

 

A closeup of a roach

Another One For The Roaches

Despite your best chemical defenses, cockroaches are evolving to bug you even more.

November 28, 2013

 

A cornfield with blooms of candy corn.

Sweet Corn’s Not-So-Sweet Rewards

The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.

November 19, 2013

 

Colorful tops of glass soda bottles.

A Heaping Spoonful of Sugar

Trying to curb carbs? Processed sugar is more widespread than you think.

July 26, 2013

 

ice cream in a cup

Ice Cream Is Not So Simple!

Milk, sugar, cream, maybe some strawberries. What could be simpler?

July 15, 2013

 

tube worm

All About Tube Worms

Tube worms eat vile things such as sulfur without complaining, and still manage to survive with flare.

July 8, 2013

 

toothbrush with toothpaste on it

Why Brushing Your Teeth Makes Juice Taste Funny

A glass of juice is a great addition to breakfast: it's healtful, and it tastes good. But, what if you've already brushed your teeth?

June 5, 2013

 

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How Do Artificial Tanning Creams Work?

Have you ever used fake tanner?

April 5, 2013

 

green apple from side

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?

March 1, 2013

 

sugar cubes in a bowl

Try This Sweet Experiment At Home!

Here's a simple experiment you can do at home with your kids. Somebody's bound to learn something.

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