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Society’s Sweet Tooth… the Brain’s Response to Sugar | Amanda Maracle | TEDxQueensU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to start off by telling you a story. It’s about a woman named Barbara. Now, unfortunately for Barbara, when she was young, unhealthy habits were modeled at home. And several of her close relatives struggled with a very specific type of disorder. As Barbara got older, she…

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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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What Does Sugar Actually Do To Your Body?

it’s interesting when we design our studies we provide diets that are high in starch and then we take away that starch and replaced it with sugar why do we even see such unfavorable effects when we replace pasta or bread with a fructose sweetened beverage or let’s even say high fructose corn syrup sweetened…

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Breastmilk Sugars Found to Fight Bacteria

We’ve always known that breast milk is basically a transference of the mom’s immune system to the baby. But new research from Vanderbilt chemist Steven Townsend shows it’s not just breast milk proteins that protect babies. My team has discovered that sugars are very important. Sugars possess some of the same powers as proteins, but…

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A Southern-style biscuit recipe with Caltech’s Tom Mannion

Hi, I’m Tom Mannion. I’m the senior director for student activities and programs at Caltech. Today we’re going to have an opportunity to talk about how to cook biscuits in the southern style, and talk a little bit about the science, which is a really important feature of making a biscuit. When you add water…

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Detection of Sugar in Urine – MeitY OLabs

Detection of Sugar in Urine Sugar is ordinarily not present in normal urine. When the sugar level in blood rises above normal level, the kidney eliminates the extra sugar through the urine. Sugar then starts to appear in urine. Generally Benedict’s and Fehling’s tests are used to detect the presence of sugar in urine. These…

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What are free sugars?

We used to think the only problem with sugar was its effect on our teeth. But extra sugar means extra calories and eating too many calories could lead to obesity, which raises your risk of heart disease and other conditions. To avoid those extra calories, we need to watch out for ‘free sugars’. Free sugar…

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Community Cookbook Research Gives Insight into the Past

Cookbooks dating back to the early nineteen hundreds in Mississippi are often full of casseroles and prized family desserts. Now researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi are collecting those books to preserve a unique slice of history for generations to come. I study food and food history, but I never expected that the cookbooks…

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The Effects of Waterlogged Conditions on Soil Nutrients

Hello, I am Leo Espinoza, a Soils Specialist with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Extended periods of water saturation can change the chemistry of soil minerals and affect the concentration of some nutrients. I would like to talk about three nutrients in particular: sulfur, nitrogen and potassium. Plants use Sulfur, in the…

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Why Try Daily Essential Nutrients?

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