Just in time for Halloween

October 28, 2016

A short video (sort of a PSA) about how much candy you would have to eat for it to kill you.  All very scientific….and a little facetious….you’re welcome….

Dr. D.


The chemistry of pumpkins

October 26, 2016

All things chemically related to pumpkins, just in time for Halloween!

Dr. D.


In defense of sugar

October 26, 2016

Sugar gets a lot of bad press, for nutritional reasons.  Here are some of the useful things it does in foods….

Dr. D.


Calorie labelling of fast foods

October 20, 2016

Now that the fast food restaurants are providing calorie contents for their food, we will all start making healthier choices, right?  Not so much….

Dr. D.


Alton Brown makes ice cream in 10 seconds

October 13, 2016

Not only that but it’s carbonated….and the process is as ridiculous as you would expect….

Dr. D.


Vinegar

October 13, 2016

Vinegar seems like a pretty boring food ingredient but there’s more to it than is obvious.  Read about it here….

Dr. D.


Decaffeinated coffee

October 11, 2016

Ever wonder how they remove the caffeine from coffee?  Here’s the science….

Dr. D.