Tag: Biology

How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

it definitely easy not to be aware how much sugar you’re consuming. The American Heart Association recommends that women consume twenty-five grams of added sugar a day. Its enlightening picking up the large candy bars or those single package cookies and see how many have them you cannot eat without going over that recommendation. I’m…

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Why does Sugar Hurt our Teeth? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why does sugar hurt our teeth? Because sugar and teeth are no longer dating. No. Our teeth consist of enamel, dentin and pulp. Enamel is mostly made of minerals. Dentin contains tubules filled with a fluid with some solutes dissolved in it. Whereas, pulp has blood vessels and nerves. When our teeth…

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Why Does Sugar Make My Teeth Hurt?

♩ Sugar is supposed to be one of the best things in life. But you might have bitten into something really sweet only to have it betray you. Instead of sugary deliciousness, you got immediate, sharp, eye-watering pain. Sure, eating lots of sugary food can cause cavities that don’t feel great, but that wasn’t some…

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Is Sugar a Drug?

[MUSIC] A new crisis is threatening the prosperity of our great nation! This valuable white powder is being imported by the tons to satisfy the cravings of millions of deliciously delinquent addicts! And the most frightening part? It’s now being pushed on our children. Doctors say this little girl might never come down… from her…

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Is Sugar bad for you? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. Is sugar bad for you? Nooo. Because whenever I eat sugar, I get sweet dreams. Alright. Now listen. If we consume a lot of sugar, then it can lead to serious health problems….

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Your Textbooks Are Wrong, This Is What Cells Actually Look Like

I still remember the moment. That’s something that I will never forget. The hair on my hands just stood up. It’s a microscopic universe within each cell. This is an unprecedented view of the cellular world, where we can actually see immune cells scooping up sugars in the ear of a zebrafish in real time….

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What the sugar coating on your cells is trying to tell you | Carolyn Bertozzi

This is a talk about sugar and cancer. I became interested in sugar when I was in college. Not this kind of sugar. It was the sugar that our biology professors taught us about in the context of the coating of your cells. Maybe you didn’t know that your cells are coated with sugar. And…

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Low Sodium’s link to Fat Gain & Insulin Resistance (Salt vs. Sugar)

This episode is brought to you by Skillshare. In 1979 at an FDA panel hearing in Washington, Frito-Lay’s research director Alan Wohlam, along with an NYC cardiologist and a cancer researcher from buffalo, defended salt on behalf of the Potato Chip and Snack Foods Association. They warned that salt restricting guidelines would be dangerous. That…

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WHY Sugar is as Bad as Alcohol (Fructose, The Liver Toxin)

To alcohol! The cause of and solution to all of life’s problems. We’re all familiar with the dangers of alcohol and the fact that frequent alcohol consumption can fry your liver. Anyone who has had alcohol before will not doubt that it is a toxin, even if they are not familiar with what it specifically…

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How your digestive system works – Emma Bryce

Across the whole planet, humans eat on average between one and 2.7 kilograms of food a day. That’s over 365 kilograms a year per person, and more than 28,800 kilograms over the course of a lifetime. And every last scrap makes its way through the digestive system. Comprised of ten organs covering nine meters, and…

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