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Food, Taste and Nutrition | 3030 STEM Season 02 Episode 8


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Concepts covered: Cooking, food, brain, evolution, cerebral cortex, neurons, obesity, junk food, bran, gluten, turmeric, sense of taste and smell, ears, bacteria, gut microbiome, Maillard reaction, amino acids, sugar, fat, salt, boiling point, pressure cooker, atmospheric pressure, temperature,


Art, Craft and Science of Cooking



What is so special about the human
brain?

 https://www.ted.com/talks/suzana_herculano_houzel_what_is_so_special_about_the_human_brain?

The Human Brain in Numbers: A Linearly Scaled-up Primate Brain https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2776484/ 

Lifestyle and food based diseases

Obesity https://ourworldindata.org/obesity 

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food https://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/24/magazine/the-extraordinary-science-of-junk-food.html 

What Happens to Your Brain When You Eat Junk Food https://jamesclear.com/junk-food-science

Revised Estimates for the Number of Human and Bacteria Cells in the Body https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4991899/ 

 Can gut bacteria improve your health? https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/can-gut-bacteria-improve-your-health

The Microbiome https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/microbiome/

Environmental impacts of food production https://ourworldindata.org/environmental-impacts-of-food

Maillard reaction https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maillard_reaction

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