How much do we love sugar? The amount may surprise you – the average American eat about 3,550 pounds of sugar and 313 gallons of high fructose corn syrup in a lifetime. And according to Dr. Robert Lustig, UCSF expert on pediatric hormone disorders and childhood obesity, it’s killing us…
Angry? Sweeten your mood with some sugar.
A spoonful of sugar may be enough to cool a hot temper, at least for a short time, according to new research. A study found that people who drank a glass of lemonade sweetened with sugar acted less aggressively toward a stranger a few minutes later than did people who consumed lemonade with a sugar substitute.
Years ago, chef Dave Arnold expressed a desire for a substance that had the consistency, texture, and applicability of chocolate, but wasn’t chocolate. He wanted to be able to coat food in ketchup as one coats, for example, cherries in chocolate. After some experimentation, he was successful. Here’s his recipe… (Pics)
Boys have a sweeter tooth than girls
On average boys need 10 per cent more sourness and 20 per cent more sweetness in their grub to recognise how tasty it is. However, boys prefer wild and extreme tastes compared to the muted flavours favoured by girls, the figures revealed.
Mo’s Bacon Bar
Bacon and chocolate together? It sounds like one of those ideas where “just because you CAN do it, doesn’t mean you SHOULD do it.”
Have you tripped-out on a miracle fruit pill? A”trip” is when you allow a miracle fruit pill to dissolve on your tongue and then sit around and eat sour pickles, limes, or Hot Tamales candy. (Don’t try it… you’ll end up getting acid reflux anyway!)
Here is one more reason why girls are better than boys: a new study has found that girls have a better sense of taste than boys do.