It's in the cereal you have for breakfast, in the pizza you have for lunch, in the soda you have for dinner. "It" is science, of course. Everything you eat is the result of a chemical process, either man-made or initiated by good old Mother Nature. In Food Science, you'll see where it's made, how it's made and what it does when it gets into your body. Award-winning chemist Dr. Joe Schwarcz guides viewers through the history, the culture and the science of the fuel of life. Viewers will gain a new respect for what is on the plate and will allow them to make smarter decisions in their daily diet.Food Science: VANILLA
It's the most popular artificial flavor in the world. You can find it in all kinds of products. Despite a raging debate over whether natural vanilla is indeed superior to artificial vanilla, the molecules are actually exactly the same. So what's the big deal? You'll have to watch to find out! Discover the unique method required to produce natural vanilla and how artificial flavors are created.Grade Level: 3 - 6. 23 minutes.
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