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How much sugar is in Coca-Cola?

When we go to the movies we always order snacks and coke in order to have the complete package of visual, sound and taste. But wouldn't be interesting to know exactly how much sugar is in that cup of Coke? If you are really thirsty and you get the big cup then you should know that your body will digest 44 teaspoons of sugar. If you are going safer with the smaller cup, you are still getting 23 teaspoons of sugar from it. The president of the...

How to keep your brain in good shape with mind games

A recent study argues that adults can perform various exercises that will train the brain, thus obtaining benefits that could delay the inevitable brain deterioration. This finding suggests that we might be able to prevent various health problems associated with getting older. The study included around 2,800 participants and it was the largest and longest of its kind. Before this test, scientists were trying to find a link between playing mind...