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The Right Chemistry: "Clean Eating" and Orthorexia

24 May 2019

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz on "clean eating" and orthorexia

Lead Bullets Can Harm in More Ways Than One

10 May 2019

It’s probably not news to anyone reading this that lead exposure is dangerous, but when most of us think of routes to lead exposure we think of leaded gasoline, paints, drinking water or pencils ...

What Should I Be Feeding My Dog?

1 Mar 2019

If you have a dog, you don’t need me to tell you how important food is to their happiness. But even if you realize how much your dog loves food (the speed with which they gobble it up is a good...

The Right Chemistry: "food guruism" and the ketogenic diet

11 Feb 2019

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz on "food guruism" and the ketogenic diet

The Secret to a More Flavourful Stew

14 Jan 2019

The secret is the Maillard reaction! In 1912, Louis-Camille Maillard discovered that bread crust, coffee beans, beer and roasted meat all turned brown because of a chemical reaction between sugars...

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