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solanum tuberosum, one of the annual, herbaceous, poisonous solanaceae or its non-poisonous tubers which are highly nutritious as food crops of the temperate regions. The plant yields starch and other nutrients, a number of enzymes, alkaloids, and lectins; the berries are very toxic.

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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

... Sugars raise blood glucose quickly, so this is why diabetics need to be careful with sugars. It is true that white bread, pasta, potatoes and rice can also raise blood glucose quickly. Sugar is allowed in diabetes, though.

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Re: Porous potatoes - Osmosis

how would you explain osmosis with this experiement for 0%, 0.5%, 1%, 2%, 5% and 10% solutions (Nacl)?

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by Selina
Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Porous potatoes - Osmosis
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... They are found wherever an animal of any sort might poop. In the dirt, the dirt in gardens all over the world, from which such things as carrots, potatoes, radishes, beets, and other root crops are pulled. Now animals might not care much If they poop on leaves, so we need not expect them to be ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... up in your system. Try high protein for one week and do not cheat. The diets offer you a list of foods that are OK because some vegetables like potatoes are starchy which ends up being turned into sugar in your system. Take a laxative if you eat just meat and cheese. This is not celiac disease ...

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by EmmaJean
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:46 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Plate count agar.

... (what JackBean calls bujons) from home and thing that you have at home can sustain bacterial growth if properly sterilized. Koch was working with potatoes that had been sterilized on the surface then cut with a sterile knife. They could grow colonies on that too. What you want is to put it in ...

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by canalon
Mon Nov 14, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Plate count agar.
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