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Si tout ce qui brille n’est pas or, tout ce qui se mange mobilise les cinq sens et naturellement le cerveau.
22.02.2019 Sebastian Dieguez
If there’s one thing neurogastronomy can teach us, it’s that when it comes to food, sometimes it’s better to rack our brains.
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11.06.2018 Sylvain Menétrey
An Australian scientist has caused quite a stir among British tea drinkers as he suggests microwaving a cup of tea to extract all the polyphenols.
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07.05.2018 Stéphanie de Roguin
The salt in our supermarkets now comes from far and wide, but whether pink, blue or black, it is no ‘healthier’ than traditional white salt.
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20.11.2017 Hannah Schlaepfer
Kombucha, kefir and kvass are gaining popularity worldwide. However, their impact on health has yet to be confirmed.
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05.05.2017 Julien Calligaro
The English startup IntelligentX uses artificial intelligence and user feedback to create new beer recipes.
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06.10.2016 Diana Danko
Already explored by space probes and robots, Mars could welcome human beings in the not so distant future.
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30.09.2015 Annabelle Peringer
Nature hands us a whole spectrum of rich and varied colours, literally on our plates! Not only do we eat pigments and molecules, but we use some of them as colouring agents. Red, yellow, pink and green are just some of the rainbow of colours in our food.
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15.10.2015 Mark Strefeler, Ph.D.
Throughout human history, people have used plant extracts as medicines, balms, beverages and flavourings as well as for processing food, to make cheese for example.
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14.04.2015 Sebastian Dieguez
 
When discovering the world outside of the womb, newborns are not in unfamiliar territory. In fact, they have long become accustomed to and prepared for becoming not just part of the human race, but part of a particular social group, which they have been able to study at their leisure by using their mothers as a source of data and sound box, developing one sense after the other and finally all of them together.
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16.04.2015 Chloé Silae
Besides personal preference and being a fun thing to do, what really goes on in the brain when you eat in the dark? We decided to find out more by dining in the Parisian restaurant Dans le noir. As a result of not being able to see, we became particularly aware of changes in our sensory perceptions.
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16.04.2015 Ian Horman BSc, PhD.
Our digestive system is like a biochemical factory. The pancreas sends enzymes to the mouth, the stomach and the gastrointestinal tract to break down the foods we eat and liberate their nutrients which will in turn feed our bodies and brains. Unused food residues leave our body via the colon as faeces.
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16.04.2015 Ian Horman BSc, PhD.
The brain is one of the most complex structures in the universe. It contains about 100 billion neurones, about the same number of stars in all the galaxies of the known universe. It takes in everything relating to the body’s external and internal environments and gives signals to act accordingly.
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09.04.2015 Colin Rogers
What is it exactly that makes us feel hungry? And what are the mechanisms that tell us we’ve eaten enough? Science has taken huge strides forward in understanding the processes that maintain a healthy balance between food intake and energy expenditure … and what to do when things go wrong.
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30.04.2014 Andrea Maier

Infants are not big vegetables fans and rarely eat the advised amounts, but recent research shows that their aversion can be overcome.

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29.01.2014 Chrystel Loret

Children who chew properly are able to taste food better and enjoy it more. When the elderly lose this ability, they take less pleasure in eating.

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