Study: Why a Spoonful of Sugar Sweetens Your Mood

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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.

 

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Ketchup Chocolate

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Yummy?

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)

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Girls Have Finer Sense of Taste Than Boys, But Boys Have A Sweeter Tooth

Girls Have Finer Sense of Taste Than Boys, But Boys Have A Sweeter Tooth 

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.

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