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May 1, 2019


Giant Panda Diets

Scientists have found that as recently as 5,000 years ago, giant pandas had a much more diverse diet than they do today.

July 19, 2018


How Does Lifting Weights Increase Your Strength?

You probably know that the way to stronger muscles is a weight or resistance training program, but do you know how weight lifting increases strength?

June 7, 2018


Why Is Fiber Good For You?

Because fiber is indigestible, it's good for you.

April 25, 2018


How Fat-Free Foods Are Made

Fat-free foods often use more sugar to compensate for the food's lack of fat.

March 16, 2018


Do Artificial Sweeteners Like Aspartame Have Calories?

We explain the difference in caloric value between sugar and some artificial sweeteners like aspartame.

December 8, 2017


Your sense of smell can impact your ability to diet.

Don’t Smell Your Cake

A person's sense of smell can affect their ability to gain and lose weight.

December 7, 2017


A photo of a slice lime taken on a light box.


The origin of the word limey has roots in people's understanding of treating scurvy.

July 7, 2017


Just like humans, hamsters can suffer from B3 deficiencies.

The Cannibal Hamsters Of Northeastern France

The cannibalistic behavior is linked to the corn in the hamsters' diet.

June 22, 2017


Hopefully, this moose is not suffering from Arthritis.

Moose and People

Despite their obvious differences, humans and moose share a common, painful ailment.

June 1, 2017


Your ancient ancestors probably subsisted on a diet of meat and starchy foods, including grasses.

Your Ancestors Ate Grass

It's amazing what ancient teeth can tell us about the past.

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