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Posts tagged sweets

November 18, 2010

 

Bins of assorted sugary candy

Top 5 Candy Myths

Do Equal packets cause cancer? Are green M&Ms an aphrodisiac? Learn the truth behind candy!

February 23, 2009

 

Assorted candy pile

Sweet Tooth

Every time you eat sugar, in-mouth bacteria feed on the carbs and produce acid that harms the teeth.

January 29, 2004

 

A dental hygienest cleans a patients teeth.

Getting Rid Of Cavities

Brushing your teeth might do more good than you thought.

September 27, 2003

 

Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Does sugar really cause cavities? Find out on A Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Sweet and Sour

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.

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