Everything you need to know about glucose and why our bodies need it.

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Experts in South Korea have manipulated a fluorescent protein gene in the kitties to make them glow-in-the-dark.

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Garlic is made up of many kinds of proteins, some of which are special in that they are full of sulphur atoms. Sulphur stinks. It’s what makes onions stink, it’s what makes farts stink and it’s what makes garlic stink.

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There are several different types of fats, and it's important for our health to get them straight. Fats must be distinguished because while some are necessary for survival, the negative health effects of others are serious.

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They have been known for thousands of years but what the native people of Mexico and a generation of hippies probably didn’t realize was just how the mushrooms worked their magic.

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There's such thing as a good kind of cholesterol? So settle the confusion, here's what you need to know about the good, the bad, and the ugly [cholesterol].

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But behind those flashy labels, fruit flavours and bright colours of a sport drink, there is a simple science. It is the science of electrolytes and carbohydrates.

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Looking at the usual array of food, you notice a different kind of snack: protein bars. Brands such as Bio-X, Proteins Plus, and Muscle Tech are all marketed as high protein supplements, typically for athletes. But what are they really meant to do?

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Although taurine won't help you write an award winning essay, it looks like there really isn't anything wrong with ingesting it either, as long as you don't overdo it.

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Biologists think that humans love sweets because we evolved from fruit-eating tree dwellers. Since fruits sweeten as they ripen, we associated a sweet taste with food that would give us lots of energy.

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