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July 10, 2019

 

The Twin Benefits of Eating Less Meat

Research shows that health models and emissions models join up if people were to consume less meat worldwide, by cutting from their diet 2-3 portions of meat per week.

December 15, 2017

 

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Why Fish Smells More than Meat

The extent to which you hate the smell of fish is, in part, culturally determined.

May 15, 2015

 

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Tryptophan

Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.

September 18, 2013

 

Look at all that meat! What makes meat so tender?

What Makes Meat “Tender?”

Today's A Moment of Science asks, what makes meat "tender"?

February 25, 2013

 

Scientists studying MRSA genetics found that the antibiotic-sensitive bacteria were originally passed from humans to livestock.

The FDA Is Restricting Antibiotic Use In Livestock

The trouble is, when antibiotics are used in small amounts over long periods of time, drug resistant super bugs can develop.

August 15, 2012

 

Fresh out of the oven! This chicken has just been taking out of the oven and will increase in temperature.

How Does Food Cook After Taking It Out Of The Oven?

When you take a roast out of the oven, the inner temperature will continue to rise by five degrees. How is it possible for the temperature to rise?

May 10, 2011

 

Why Meat Stays Red: Myoglobin And Nitrites

Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.

May 9, 2011

 

Gunpowder Can Preserve Food

During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.

February 8, 2011

 

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Food

Love to bake, cook, or eat food? A Moment of Science brings you some of our best food related articles.

February 7, 2011

 

Growing Meat In The Lab

Would you ever eat meat that was grown in a lab? Or, is this food science too out there?

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