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Want to Feel Full? Skip the Steak and Opt for Peas (or Beans)

Although a lot of so-called manly men will insist that a meal of vegetables and plants just doesn’t fill them up, new science from the University of Copenhagen may be proving them wrong. A recent study summary said, “Meals based on legumes such as beans and peas are more satiating than pork and veal-based meals

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Burger Straight from the Lab

As the world population continues to grow and food becomes more and more limited, we as humans are going to be searching for novel ways to combat food shortages. Mark Post, a vascular biologist at the University of Maastricht, spent the past 2 years and $325,000 to solve this issue. Post has created the first

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The Miracle Fruit Works Miracles

Synsepalum dulcificum, or the miracle fruit, commonly found in parts of West Africa is capable of something that no other fruit known to man can accomplish…it can change the way your tongue perceives taste! In other words, up to 60 minutes after eating this fruit anything consumed that would normally taste sour actually tastes sweet.

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Advances In Food Science: Beyond Basic Gas Chromatograph Analysis

It’s pretty common knowledge that your sense of smell affects your sense of taste. After all, we’ve all had those moments where we had a cold and we could neither smell nor taste what should have been delicious food. Unfortunately, although we understand that basic principle, it’s been difficult for food scientists and chefs to

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Study Shows Sugar is Toxic In Mice, Even at “Safe Doses”

We all know sugar isn’t particularly good for us, but it’s only recently that scientists have begun to learn just how BAD it is for us. In years gone by, it wasn’t that big of an issue. Most people ate fairly simple meals with some vegetables and breads, and meat and dairy were used sparingly

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