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2013-09-25 23:25:46

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Lactose Industry London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Lactose in US$ Thousands by the following End-Use Applications: Pharmaceuticals, Food & Beverages, Confectionery, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period...

Artificial Sweeteners Can't Fool The Brain
2013-09-23 10:39:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While your tongue may be fooled into mistaking an artificial sweetener for real sugar, your brain knows the difference, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. The difference is how each sweetener affects the brain’s reward center, and sugar has been found to provide a bigger reward than artificial substitutes. "The consumption of high-calorie beverages is a major contributor to weight gain and obesity,...

Carbonation In Drinks Can Trick Your Brain
2013-09-18 04:01:33

[ Watch the Video: What Is That Carbonation Doing To Your Brain? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever had difficulty telling the difference between the sugar in regular soft drinks and the artificial sweeteners found in diet sodas, chances are that your brain was fooled by the carbonation found in the popular beverages, according to research appearing in the newest edition of the journal Gastroenterology. Study author Rosario Cuomo, an associate...

2013-09-09 23:23:41

Humorcials.com has just released a humorous video review of the amazing miracle berry that temporarily makes sour things taste sweet. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Max and Marlo of Humorcials.com review the effect of the Miracle Fruit that causes sour things to taste sweet. In the video review, Max and Marlo try a Miracle Fruit Tablet with 14 various food and drinks; limes, clam juice, and beer are among the items sampled. The video includes genuine reactions for each item...

2013-07-19 16:23:52

A new study reports that subdiaphragmatic vagotomy reduces intake of sweet-tasting solutions in rats, and eliminate the hedonic perception produced by sucrose and saccharin in rats. Previous studies have shown that taste information and digestion information in animals during diet intake interact with each other in the central nervous system. So, how does subdiaphragmatic vagotomy influence the intake of sweet-tasting solution in rats? According to a study published in the Neural Regeneration...

2013-07-15 23:20:06

The global market for sugar and other sweeteners was nearly $99.1 billion in 2011 and dropped significantly in 2012 to about $77.5 billion. The market is expected to rise at a CAGR of 4.6% and reach nearly $97.2 billion by 2017. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Sugar is a large commodity market and a very mature one. In the global sweeteners market, sugar claims the dominant share. In terms of consumption, the global sugar market has shown continuous increases, since sugar is a...

Do Size, Weight, Shape And Color Matter For Cutlery?
2013-06-26 10:26:29

BioMed Central The appearance of cutlery can affect perception of a food's taste, reports BioMed Central's open access journal Flavour. Food tastes saltier when eaten from a knife, and denser and more expensive from a light plastic spoon. Taste was also affected by the color of the cutlery. The crockery we use has been shown to alter our perception of food and drink. Beverages in cold colored glasses were rated more refreshing and the weight and color of a plate can alter how dense,...

Sucralose Influences Blood Sugar Insulin Levels
2013-05-30 10:08:49

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many companies that make so-called ℠diet products´ use the artificial sweetener sucralose as a way to reduce calorie count and supposedly making their products healthier. However, a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis published in the journal Diabetes Care has found that the sweetener commercially marketed as Splenda can affect how the body processes sugar. “Our results indicate...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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