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Pink, White, Blue, Green, Yellow, or Nada? (updated 8/20/2015)

Over the course of the last several years, I’ve been conducting a study of human preferences.  Admittedly, it’s a work in progress, and I’m careful not to describe it as a scientific investigation.   2,347 more words

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Kitchen Science: What's the Difference Between Brown and White Sugar?

We know that, scientifically speaking, brown sugar makes better song lyrics than white sugar, but what is the actual chemical difference between the two? Learn why brown sugar clumps up, how you can unclump it, and what it’s good for.

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The other 50 something names for Sugar used on food labels

Why Sugar is Bad for You

Sugar is bad for a number of reasons. Firstly, it makes you gain weight and promotes hunger and cravings, it causes tooth decay and rots your teeth, It increases bad cholesterol and triglycerides, raises insulin levels and suppresses the immune system, making you more prone to heart disease, diabetes and illness in general. 291 more words

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The Truth About High Fructose Corn Syrup

In 2010, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) began producing TV commercials defending and promoting the usage of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) as a sweetener. What is it about HFCS that gave it a bad reputation in the first place? 519 more words


Does Fructose Lead to Overeating?

New research suggests that there is a difference in the way the brain reacts to fructose when compared to glucose, with negative implications for our health. 393 more words



Congratulations to team members Joe Williams and Luke Batchelor for being picked up by the Arbor team. They make great boards and wheels, so head on over there if you haven’t already. 11 more words