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How much sugar is in random foods? [Video]

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Fast Food, Health, Trends, Videos, Food Trivia,

Sugar in foods

Did you know that a Hot n Spicy McChicken sandwich has 17 grams more sugar than a regular McChicken? Ot that light ranch dressing has twice the amount of sugar as regular old ranch? Yeah, sugar hides out in the most unexpected places. Check out the video below for a few more surprises.

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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: September 1, 2009

State of PlayHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Braveheart: Blu-ray
  • Bring It On: Fight to the Finish: DVD, Blu-ray
  • The Girl Next Door: Blu-ray
  • Gladiator: Blu-ray
  • High Crimes: Blu-ray
  • M*A*S*H: Blu-ray
  • Monster: Blu-ray
  • Sin Nombre: DVD
  • State of Play: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Sugar: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Tennessee: DVD

Make sure to also check out the TV-on-DVD options for this week.

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In Theaters This Weekend: April 3, 2009

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Here are some possible suggestions for your upcoming weekend:

New Zealand Doctor Claims Carbs Are Addictive

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Science,

Chunky CharactersGood news for those who insist that their spare tire is due to genetics. That is not quite the case, but a New Zealand scientist claims that carbohydrates may be as addictive as cigarettes, giving us a new excuse. He claims that heavily processed carbs found in as cereal and desserts raise the amount of sugar in blood. The result is that the sugar rush stimulates the same part of the brain that involves nicotine addiction. Dr.Thornley says that more studying is needed but that so far his research shows that those with a high body mass index have fewer brain pleasure receptors like in those who are addicted to cocaine and alcohol.

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R2-D2 Dines With You

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech, Movies,

R2-D2 Pepper MillWe never get tired of digging up the latest in Star Wars functional toys. This time it is the R2-D2 Pepper Mill that grabbed our attention. At a height of 4.75-inches, you simply twist the licensed gadget’s head and freshly ground pepper comes out his, um, bottom (peppercorns not included.) Made in Japan and available for $19.99, we can’t wait until they come up with a C-3PO salt shaker and Yoda sugar dispenser.

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Halo 3 Gamer Fuel: The definitive review

Posted by Sparky Categories: Culture, Microsoft,

DescriptionIn the interest of expanding my life experiences and getting “my game on” I decided to try the much hyped Gamer fuel, Mountain Dew’s new themed “Dew with an invigorating blast of citrus cherry flavor” featuring 170 calories of sugar and 73mg of caffeine. Read on for our full, unabashed review.

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