Biochemistry


Real wasabi is green because of chlorophyll. Most "wasabi" is horseradish dyed with food coloring or spinach. (Jay Abrantes)
The spicy-hot green ball served with sushi is called wasabi, but unless you live in Japan, you’re almost certainly eating a substitute. This fake wasabi is made from horseradish, mustard, starch, and either green food coloring or spinach. You have to use the ingredient list rather than the product name […]

Why Is Wasabi Green?   Recently updated !



Cats eat grass because it's a good source of certain nutrients, may help their digestive system, and simply because they enjoy it. (Ethan Weil)
Why do cats eat grass? The answer is that it offers some health benefits. Cats are obligate carnivores, which simply means they need to eat meat to satisfy their nutritional needs, yet wild cats naturally ingest some grass with prey. Both wild cats (e.g., bobcats, lions, and tigers) as well […]

Why Do Cats Eat Grass?





When you lose weight, fat doesn’t magically vanish or convert into muscle or even energy. Your digestive system does not excrete it in feces. In a survey of 150 health professionals (dieticians, doctors, personal trainers), 98% didn’t understand fat metabolism. Only three people in the study knew where fat went! […]

Where Does Fat Go When You Lose Weight?