Sugar! Sugar! Don’t we all need some sweet donuts and milk tea on this fair day? Maybe you woke up this morning craving some Oreos and Sour Patch Kids? Are you feeling fatigued by the never-ending research projects or the frustrating lab reports? Me too. That is why we will be talking about the most common binge eating / coping food item: sugar. Read More
It is not hard to imagine why chocolates became a must-have on the most adorable day of the year. Let’s figure out how its chemistry works all the delicious magic in our bodies. Read More
Those of you of legal age, do you plan on celebrating this holiday with some exceptional beer? Or are you one of those ultra-hipsters who brew their own beer? If not, are you interested in knowing how? Well, you’re lucky because we are going to talk about the science that goes into the creation of beer. Read More
Are you tired of school? Are you stressed and craving candy for lunch or sleeping for two hours a day? Hang in there, friends! Three more weeks of school and we will be on spring break. If you are under pressure, I bet it’s tempting to cope with all of it with binge eating and procrastination. Today, we’ll be looking at a popular all-nighter food choice: the king of instant foods, ramen. Read More
Did you know that millions of people are paying more for 12 ounces of chain-store cappuccinos than they are for a gallon of gasoline (according to the Consumerist)? What makes coffee so enchanting, and what makes it the second-most-traded global commodity after crude oil and derivatives¹ Read More
Imagine being rudely woken up by your inconsiderate cell phone alarm at 6:45 a.m. in the middle of the quarter. You lie back on your cozy college bunk and think to yourself, “Gosh, I really wish I didn’t have that 8 a.m. class,” and then you reluctantly (and with great difficulty) climb down the ladder totally unprepared to face another exhausting day. Well, my friend, I think it’s time you grab some breakfast tea. You’ll probably feel a lot more willing to take on the day. Why? Let’s figure it out together. Read More
By Chelsea Chang | Blogger | SQ Online (2014-15) Happy end-of-January, everyone! I hope you all had a great New... Read More