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What Is Chemical Energy?

Lucy Bell-Young

16th September 2020

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3D Illustration of an atom, which contains chemical energy

Chemical energy is what allows our bodies to keep functioning. In more basic terms, we, along with every living thing on this planet, need chemical energy to survive. Because it’s most commonly found in food, chemical energy is stored in the atoms, electrons, and molecular bonds that make up our bodies. From here,… Continue reading »

Different Types Of Chemical Reagents And Their Uses

Lucy Bell-Young

14th September 2020

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Pipette adding fluid to one of several test tubes

In chemistry, reagents are compounds, substances, or mixtures used to examine chemical reactions. Commonly, a reagent is incorporated into a test to either produce a chemical reaction, or to check if a reaction would occur to begin with. Read on to discover more about how chemical reagents work, and what role they’re playing… Continue reading »

How & Why Is Chemical Energy Stored In Food?

Lucy Bell-Young

2nd September 2020

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Food is basically solar energy that’s stored in the form of complex biochemical substances. The process of releasing stored energy from food is almost as complex as the process of storing energy in food. This article will explain how this process works, as well as why it happens.  A Brief Overview Of Chemical… Continue reading »

What Are Steroids?

Lucy Bell-Young

19th August 2020

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As biologically active organic compounds, steroids are artificial hormones that are derived from naturally-occurring hormones in the body. These compounds are structurally composed of four cycloalkane rings found in multicellular organisms. Steroids mainly function as vital biocomponents that affect a huge range of physiological processes.  Types Of Steroids There are hundreds of different… Continue reading »

What Is Vitamin B6?

Jessica Clifton

29th July 2020

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What is vitamin B6

An essential nutrient that is found in many foods, vitamin B6 is crucial in the healthy functioning of our skin, blood, muscles, and central nervous system. Understanding what this vitamin is, therefore, can help you plan your diet more efficiently and allow you to live a healthier life.  What Does Vitamin B6 Do? … Continue reading »

How Do Fat Burners Work?

Jessica Clifton

15th July 2020

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How do fat burners work

Do you want to lose weight fast? That’s the promise a lot of fat burners make, but how do they work? (And perhaps the bigger question, do they actually work?)  What are fat burners? “Fat burner” is a non-technical term that refers to food or nutrition supplements that are intended to boost the… Continue reading »

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