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April 7, 2014

 

A generic nutrition label

Trans Fats Explained

They've gotten a bad wrap over the years, but what are trans fats exactly?

January 21, 2014

 

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The Dangers Of Vitamin Supplements

Don't forget to take your vitamins. Just be careful how many you consume. Too many vitamins can be toxic to your health.

March 20, 2013

 

shelled peanuts

Death By Peanut

How much damage can one little peanut do? An awful lot for those who are allergic.

May 3, 2012

 

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Ultraviolet Light May Be Used To Replace Pasteurization

Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.

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.

July 31, 2009

 

Conifer forest

Tree Roots And Their Fungi Friends

It may come as a shock to you, but trees and other plants are commonly infected by what's known as "mycorrhizal fungi".

December 12, 2007

 

Organic salad and sandwich

Is Organic Good for You?

Are you bothered by all the pesticides farmers use and want to eat food that's more nutritious? Well, organic food is not necessarily more nutritious.

August 14, 2007

 

Spinach dish with garlic

Memory and Potato Chips

When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.

January 2, 2006

 

A Clear Eyeful of Macula

All that spinach Popeye gulped didn’t just help his muscles bulge, it’s likely that it gave him razor-sharp vision too. Spinach, alongside other green, leafy vegetables, contributes to the protection of the macula, a part of your eye that allows you to focus on fine details. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Pump You Up, Break You Down

How do steroids work, and what makes them so dangerous? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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