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Is a "Dip and Flip" Better than a Double Dip?

27 Dec 2018

Although the study isn’t new, its message needs to be reiterated — taking a bite out of something that has already been bitten once and then dipping it into something is by no means a sanitary...

Is Ghee Healthier Than Normal Butter?

13 Sep 2018

Ghee can be found in the international section of most grocery stores, and clarified butter on the pages of many culinary magazines, but what are these fats, and how do they differ from normal...

The Impossible Burger: A Vegetarian Breakthrough Brought to You by Science

28 Aug 2018

I’ve been eating veggie burgers for a long time. If it’s sold in Canadian grocery stores or fast food restaurants, there’s a good chance I’ve tried it. There are some I like more, and some I like...

The Right Chemistry: The Science of Lunch

3 Aug 2018

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz explains the science of lunch

Science Says Scotch Tastes Better Watered Down

5 Jul 2018

Everyone knows that oil floats on water. That’s because oil is nonpolar, and water is polar. These terms describe the arrangement of charges in their structure: nonpolar means a molecule has no net...

Are All Oils Essential? Are Essential Oils Even Oils?

28 Jun 2018

Oils are defined as any net uncharged chemical substance that is a thick liquid at room temperature and is both hydrophobic (does not mix with water) and lipophilic (does mix with fats, or lipids)....

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