Due to cold temperatures, penguins have lost the majority of their taste receptors.
Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.
Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.
Are you a picky eater? Is it just pickiness, or do those foods actually taste different to some people?
This Thanksgiving, before you dig into your feast, take a moment to learn about how you experience all those different and wonderful tastes!
You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?
While it might be socially acceptable for food lovers to discuss the care of the finest wines, or the best way to brew gourmet coffee, what if your favorite beverage happens to be soda pop? Chances are, a gourmet wouldn’t have a lot to say about this topic. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Contrary to popular belief, studies have shown that there’s little connection between eating sugar and hyperactivity. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
After digestion, glucose travels throughout the body in the blood stream. It enters all of our cells with the help of a hormone called insulin: insulin picks up the glucose and carries it into each cell, like a groom carrying a bride over the threshold.
Why is it that when you put salt on a melon, the melon seems sweeter, but then if you overdo it, the melon turns salty? Find out on this Moment of Science.