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November 29, 2017

 

You can also make butter using a stand mixer or food processor.

A Moment Of Butter

Learn more about the history and science of butter.

September 26, 2016

 

To get all the yummy flavors, lots of sugar is added to get it. Not only is it filled with calories, but its cold enough to numb your tongue to the point where you cant taste it. Results in more sugar needed.

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

July 30, 2015

 

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Shopping for Highly Processed Foods

Consuming highly processed foods contributes to obesity.

October 16, 2014

 

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Are You At A Healthy Weight?

BMI, or Body Mass Index, estimates whether one is over or under weight for his or her height.

June 3, 2014

 

How is it exactly that your body stores the energy in, say, a banana for later use?

The Ins And Outs Of Fat Storage

Most people know that it's a good idea to stay away from fatty foods, but do you know how the body stores fat?

April 7, 2014

 

Thankfully, most food makers have stopped using trans fats.

Trans Fats Explained

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

March 10, 2014

 

The ancestors of grizzly bears are thought to have crossed into North America from Asia around 50,000 years ago.

Is Global Warming Good For Grizzlies?

While climate change is bad for most of us, grizzly bears may not complain too much -- at least in the near-term.

February 24, 2014

 

If you think about it, is eating bugs any grosser than eating cow flesh?

Beetles, It’s What’s For Dinner!

While it's something of a taboo for folks in the U.S., eating insects instead of conventional meat might not be such a bad idea.

March 20, 2013

 

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Death By Peanut

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

September 4, 2012

 

No wonder this food can make people depressed!

Is There A Link Between Fast Food And Depression?

According to a recent study, it's possible that eating fast food also raises your risk for depression.

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