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The Effect of Different Sugar Concentrations on Potatoes

- The Effect of Different Sugar Concentrations on Potatoes Aim: To investigate the effect of different sugar concentrations on potatoes. Osmosis is defined as the net movement of water molecules from a region in which they are highly concentrated to a region in which they are less concentrated. This movement must take place across a partially permeable membrane such as a cell wall, which lets smaller molecules such as water through but does not allow bigger molecules to pass through....   [tags: Papers]

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Determining the Effect of Different Sugar Concentrations on Benedict's Solution

- Determining the Effect of Different Sugar Concentrations on Benedict's Solution PLANNING: Hypothesis and prediction: My hypothesis is that the sugar solution with the highest concentration will turn the precipitate the darkest colour. This will be the 10% sugar solution. This is because the more amount of sugar it contains the more it will reduce the Copper. It will be a much darker precipitate compared to the other two. Background theory: Benedict's solution is an aqueous solution of Copper (II) Sulphate, Sodium carbonate and Sodium citrate....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Effect of Different Concentrations of Sugar Solutions on Potato Chips  

- Investigating the Effect of Different Concentrations of Sugar Solutions on Potato Chips   Aim: -   To investigate the effect on potato chips in different concentration of sugar solutions.   Introduction: -   Osmosis is the net movement of water molecules from a region where there is a higher concentration of water molecules to the region where there is lower concentration of water molecules. The water molecues move through a partially permeable membrane, which allows the smaller molecules to pass but not the big ones....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigation to Determine the Effect of a Range of Different Concentrations of Sugar Solutions on the Potato Cells

- Investigation to Determine the Effect of a Range of Different Concentrations of Sugar Solutions on the Potato Cells Aim My aim is to set up an investigation to determine the effect of a range of different concentrations of sugar solutions on potato cells. I predict that the higher the concentration the more the length and mass of the potato chip will decrease. The lower the concentration the more the length and mass of the potato chip will increase. This should happen due to the law of osmosis....   [tags: Papers]

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The Human Body Breaks Down Carbohydrates And Sugar Into Glucose

- The human body breaks down carbohydrates and sugar into glucose. The pancreas release hormones call insulin into your blood stream, which provides glucose the fuel it needs to energize the body. Diabetes mellitus is chronic metabolic disease in which the body either does not produced enough insulin or it is unable to use the insulin it produce. When the cells are unable to absorb the glucose it builds up into the blood. This causes many complications due to the damage high concentrations of blood glucose can cause to the small blood vessels throughout your body....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar]

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The Effects of Concentration of Sugar on the Respiration Rate of Yeast

- The Effects of Concentration of Sugar on the Respiration Rate of Yeast Investigating the effect of concentration of sugar on the respiration rate of yeast We did an investigation to find how different concentrations of sugar effect the respiration rate of yeast and which type of concentration works best. Respiration is not breathing in and out; it is the breakdown of glucose to make energy using oxygen. Every living cell in every living organism uses respiration to make energy all the time....   [tags: Papers]

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An Investigation on How Different Levels of Sugar Concentration Can Affect Potato Cells

- An Investigation on How Different Levels of Sugar Concentration Can Affect Potato Cells AIM: My aim for this experiment is to see the results of potato tissue's mass difference, when placed in different concentrations of sugar solutions. Also my aim for this experiment is to estimate the concentration of cell sap within the potato cells. Variables involved: For this experiment I would expect to have 3 different variables, Independent, Dependent, and fixed variables, which all help me to plan and explain the experiment thoroughly....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Effects of Different Concentrations of Sucrose Solution on Potato Cells

- Investigating the Effects of Different Concentrations of Sucrose Solution on Potato Cells Aim: to investigate the different effects of various concentrations of sucrose solution on potato cells. Introduction: Osmosis is a special type of diffusion. Osmosis happens when two solutions of different concentrations are separated by a selectively permeable membrane. A selectively permeable membrane has holes in it which are just big enough for water molecules to pass through, but not the much larger sugar molecules....   [tags: Papers]

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An Investigation to Find the Effect of Sugar Concentration on Osmosis in Potato Chips

- An Investigation to Find the Effect of Sugar Concentration on Osmosis in Potato Chips Introduction: Osmosis is the passage of water molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration through a partially permeable membrane. In this case, Osmosis applied to the practical because the aim was to see if a sugared solution had an effect on osmosis in potato chips, it was intended to find out if different concentrations of sucrose solution caused a selectively permeable membrane, or a potato chip, to become larger or smaller....   [tags: Papers]

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The effect of osmosis in potato cells with different concentrations of sucrose solution

- The effect of osmosis in potato cells with different concentrations of sucrose solution Aim: To test the effect of different concentrations of sucrose solution to osmosis in a potato cells by putting potato pieces in test tubes of water containing different concentrations of sucrose solution. Scientific Theory: Osmosis is defined as the movement of water molecules across a partially permeable membrane from a region of high water concentration to a region of low water concentration. In a high concentration of water the amount of solute (e.g....   [tags: GCSE Biology Osmosis Coursework]

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Which Sugar Concentration Osmosis Best Takes Place on a Potato Chip

- Which Sugar Concentration Osmosis Best Takes Place on a Potato Chip I am going to conduct an investigation to find out at which sugar concentration osmosis best takes place on a potato chip. Osmosis is defined as the net movement of water or any other solution with molecules from a region in which they are highly concentrated to a region in which they are less concentrated. This movement must take place across a partially permeable membrane such as a cell wall, which lets smaller molecules such as water through but does not allow bigger molecules to pass through....   [tags: Papers]

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Testing Osmosis From a Sugar Solution to a Potato

- Testing Osmosis From a Sugar Solution to a Potato Introduction: Osmosis is the passage of water molecules from a weaker solution into a stronger solution through a partially permeable membrane. In this case, Osmosis applies to our practical because we are trying to see if a sugared solution has an effect on potatoes. Prediction: I predict that the higher the sugar concentration, water will transfer from the potato into the sugared solution making the potato decrease in weight, and vice versa for a lower sugar concentrations....   [tags: Papers]

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The Molarity of Sugar Solution Inside Potato Cells

- The Molarity of Sugar Solution Inside Potato Cells Background Information Osmosis Osmosis is the passage of water from a region of high water concentration through a semi-permeable membrane to a region of low water concentration. Semi- permeable membranes are very thin materials which only allow certain things to pass through them. They will allow small molecules like Oxygen, water and Carbon Dioxide to pass through. Water molecules can pass across the cell membrane in both directions....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect of Sugar Solution on the Mass of Potato Chips

- The Effect of Sugar Solution on the Mass of Potato Chips Aim - The aim of this experiment is to find how changing concentrations of sugar solution affects the mass of potato chips. Plan ==== Preliminary Work ---------------- In my preliminary experiment my aim was to find out what the optimum length of potato chip would be to use in my actual experiment. My experiment consisted of using three off 2 cm's of potato chip and three off 3 cm's of potato chip. I only placed them in three solutions which were concentrated sugar solution; dilute sugar solution and distilled water....   [tags: Papers]

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Effect of Inhaling Various Concentrations of CO2 on Electrical Activity of the Heart

- Effect of Inhaling Various Concentrations of CO2 on Electrical Activity of the Heart The human body functions best in a relatively stable environment. Deviations out of the acceptable ranges of tolerance have unpleasant consequences. In such a way, drastic changes in the air humans breathe have calamitous effects of body. Respiration is the basis for gas exchange, as oxygen is inhaled and carbon dioxide is exhaled. In some settings such as in small, enclosed rooms, when oxygen consumption exceeds production, or with diseases such COPD, humans breathe in dangerously high concentrations of CO2....   [tags: cardiopulmonary analysis]

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Investigating the Effects of Varying Sugar Concentration on the Amount of Osmotic Activity Between the Solution and Potato Tubes

- Investigating the Effects of Varying Sugar Concentration on the Amount of Osmotic Activity Between the Solution and Potato Tubes Hypothesis: Osmosis is defined as the net movement of water molecules from a region in which they are highly concentrated to a region in which they are less concentrated. This movement takes place across a partially permeable membrane e.g. a cell wall. This means that the cell wall will let smaller molecules such as water through but does not allow bigger molecules to pass through....   [tags: Papers]

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The Concentration of Sugar in the Cell Sap of a Potato Cell's Vacuole

- The Concentration of Sugar in the Cell Sap of a Potato Cell's Vacuole Plan In this experiment I am intending to investigate the concentration of sugar in the cell sap of a potato-cell's vacuole. I will discover this using my knowledge of the biological process of Osmosis. Osmosis is the movement of solvent (usually water) through a semi-permeable membrane separating solutions of different concentrations....   [tags: Papers]

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How Osmosis affects Potato chips in Different Concentrations

- How Osmosis affects Potato chips in Different Concentrations Background: Osmosis is the movement of water molecules across a partially permeable membrane from a region high water concentration to low water concentration. A partially permeable membrane is a membrane with tiny holes in so small that only water molecules can pass through. When you place a potato chip in a salt or sugar solution, then if the potato has higher water potential some of the water will diffuse into the Sal solution which will cause the chip to lose weight....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effect of Different Concentrations of Sucrose Solutions in Potato Cells

- The Effect of Different Concentrations of Sucrose Solutions in Potato Cells Prediction: I predict that the potato cylinder that is immersed in distilled water will increase in size the most out of all the potato cylinders. I think this because, in this solution there will 10ml of pure water, no sucrose, which means the potato can absorb the most possible water through osmosis, there are no molecules that can‘t be absorbed. Whereas in the other solutions, the sugar molecules won’t be able to travel through the potato’s membrane because it is semi permeable so through osmosis, only water molecules can diffuse from the higher concentration outside the potato to th...   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Effect of Sugar Solution on the Weight and Size of Potato Cells

- Investigating the Effect of Sugar Solution on the Weight and Size of Potato Cells Aim: To investigate whether the different concentration of sugar solution will affect the weight and size of the potato cells. General background information: Osmosis is defined as the movement of water or any other solution's molecules from an area in which they are highly concentrated to a region in which they are less concentrated. This movement must take place across a partially permeable membrane such as a cell wall, which lets smaller molecules (E.g....   [tags: Papers]

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The Benefits Of Drinking Gatorade

- There are a lot of advantages when it comes to drinking Gatorade. According to http://www.livestrong.com/article/280793-what-are-the-benefits-of-gatorade explains the benefits of drinking Gatorade. "Since its introduction to the marketplace in 1965, Gatorade has become the leader of the sports drink industry. It began modestly as a hydration tool for football players struggling to cope with the heat and humidity of practices and has morphed into a beneficial training tool for athletes of all shapes and sizes....   [tags: Fructose, Glucose, Sucrose, Sugar]

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Are We Fed Or Fed Up?

- Are we Fed or Fed Up. "Fed Up (Soechtig, 2014)." narrated by Katie Couric, focuses on the growing link between sugar consumption and the obesity epidemic. The film aggressively attacks the food industry, advertising, and the government who, it claims, all contribute to the U.S. sugar-dependent, obesity problem. The film sets out to prove the government, and food industry is knowingly causing an increase in the amount of obese children. It reserves its most critical comments for government advisory panels who make and enforce food and health policy, and its failure to properly regulate the food industry....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Childhood obesity, Sugar]

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An Experimental Study on Hydrothermal Treatment

- Sweet sorghum bagasse powder was used as the substrate for the treatment studies. Sweet sorghum variety CSSH-45 was obtained from the Department of Plant Science of McGill University. The plants were harvested, defoliated and stems were crushed to extract sweet juice from it. The bagasse obtained was immediately cold washed to remove the free sugars present on it (Hou-min Chang, Richard Phillips et al. 2013). It was then dried in a hot air oven at 500C for 72 hours to obtain constant dry mass. The dried bagasse was chopped using scissors to 1-2 cm long pieces and powdered to small particles using a blender-grinder (Homeland Housewares, LA, USA)....   [tags: hemicellulose,pentose sugar,sweet sorghum]

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Diabetes Mellitus Type I Diabetes

- Diabetes Mellitus Type I happens when the part of the pancreas that makes insulin is destroyed by a person’s own immune system. When the pancreas does not make insulin, the glucose sugar in the blood, cannot get into the parts of the body that need sugar to live. In order to live, a person with Type I diabetes must take insulin for the rest of their lives. The person needs to check their blood sugar level on a regular basis, morning, noon and night, three times per day. Type I diabetes happens most of the time in younger people, however it can occur in adults, although this is much less common....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar, Glucose]

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A Brief Note On Diabetes And The Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes

- Diabetes is the condition where the body is not able to process food properly for energy use. Food that is consumed turns into sugar or glucose in order for it to be used by our bodies for energy. The pancreas is an organ that produces a hormone called insulin, this hormone helps glucose enter the cells. Diabetes causes many complications such as kidney failure and heart disease (CDC, n.d). According to Nauck. (2014) there has been a greater understanding in the role that the kidneys play in glucose homeostasis, therefore more pharmaceuticals companies are developing an anti-diabetes medications that targets the kidneys....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Kidney, Insulin]

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Diabetes : Diabetes And Type 2 Diabetes

- By 2050, 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes; how can we manage our risk of getting diabetes. Diabetes In the United States alone, 30 million children and adults have been diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and this number climbs by 1.7 million annually. What is more concerning is the fact that an estimated 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes which means those individuals are at an extreme risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes (1). Diabetes Mellitus, more commonly known as Diabetes, is a chronic disease that occurs in two forms—Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes....   [tags: Obesity, Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar]

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How Sugar And How Does It Affect Our Bodies?

- It’s sweet, adds flavor to almost all its counterparts and is found nearly everywhere you go. For centuries, sugar has been satisfying the sweet tooth of individuals across the globe. But what exactly is sugar, and how does it affect our bodies. The answers to questions vary greatly depending on the type of sugar. Refined, white sugar and raw, natural sugar are not created equally. So what exactly is sugar. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, sugar is, “a sweet substance usually in the form of white or brown crystals or white powder that comes from plants and is used to make foods sweeter.” This is the definition most of us know to be true of sugar....   [tags: Sugar, Glucose, Fructose, Carbohydrate]

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The Effect Of Concentration On The Concentration Of A Solvent

- Colligative properties are the physical changes that happen when you put a solute in a solvent. The ratio of the number of solute particles are a contributing factor, but not the types of particles. There are four main properties that are affected by this solute mass ratio, which include depression of freezing point, elevation of boiling point, lowering in vapor pressure, and osmotic pressure. Every kind of liquid basically has a freezing point, they just vary in temperature. Water for instance, has a freezing point of 0℃ or 32℉....   [tags: Water, Gas, Freezing-point depression, Solution]

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The Importance Of Sugar On The Brain

- There has been much discussion over how sugar affects the minds of young people, around the world. Sugar has been banned in schools such as in places like California and New York. Is sugar actually causing children to be hyperactive and failing grades. Or is sugar improving their attention span and their IQ. When we eat healthy we feel better. We also think and perform better. There are five ways sugar can affect your mental performance and sometimes test performance. it can affect your focus, mood, memory, it can also affect your emotional mental balance, and last it can affect your stress....   [tags: Blood sugar, Cortisol, Sugar, Carbohydrate]

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The Shady History Of Sugar Industry

- The Shady History of Sugar Industry Sugar has been around for centuries. In fact it can be dated as far back as 510 B.C. It was said that man first used sugar in Polynesia then spread to India then Persia, and Arab invaded Persia, and they studied how sugar was conducted. As a result of this sugar start to expands to different parts of the globe. Around the time Columbus sailed to the “New world” it was also recorded that in 1493 he took sugar cane plants to grow in the Caribbean. The soil there was so enriched that mass production was established quickly....   [tags: Sugar, Nutrition, Sucrose, History of sugar]

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Different Concentrations Of Sucrose And Water Solutions

- The four different dialysis tubes containing four different concentrations of sucrose/ water solutions, in two different concentrations of solutions was a great representation of osmosis (Fig. 2). The water in the dialysis tubing of A, (1%) left the areas of low concentration in attempts to equal out the areas of high concentration of sucrose (10%), in the container to reach equilibrium. The bag had started with a total mass of 10.4g and was weighed in 15 minute intervals for an hour. In the first 15 minutes, bag A had weighed 10.2g, losing .2g of water....   [tags: Concentration, Solution, Tonicity, Chemistry]

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The Sugar Industry

- The Sugar Industry has played a crucial role in the dietary guidelines set forth by the government today. “Although it has detrimental effects, such as dental caries and obesity, sugar consumption has been on the rise, especially in the United States” (Lustig, 2012, p.27). The rise of consumption has lead researchers to think that sugar may poses addictive characteristics that give the sugar industry even greater power over their consumers. The sugars that are in concern are added sugars. Natural sugars are found naturally in foods, especially fruits....   [tags: Sugar, Glucose, Addiction, Nutrition]

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Speech On Sugar And Its Secret

- Sugar and its Secret Probably one of the most delicious ingredient in every special occasion. Have you imagined a birthday party without a cake. Kids enjoy specially in their birthdays eating cake with spectaculars movie characters; this is a mommy and grandma tradition. A typical multi-floor cake after high school graduation, it is very exciting after completing four years long. The faces of the groom and wife after having bitten the fist price of chocolate mousse cake are priceless. That mother day, when little kids decide to make a descent mother cake filled with ice cream and almonds....   [tags: Nutrition, Insulin, Glucose, Sugar]

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The Effects Of Sugar On Health Of People And Children

- Lia Steakley, who works in Stanford Medicine, reports that added sugar is often defined as conventional sugar, and it is often added to soft drink, cookie, yogurt, and cereal when they were prepared and processed(Steakley, 2015). According to another study of consumption of added sugar, Mollie Turner illustrates that both the added sugar consumption of adult and children was increased for a huge number of calories. For the adult, they used to consume about 228 calories a day in 1977 to 300 calories in 2010....   [tags: Sugar, Nutrition, Blood sugar, Obesity]

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The Effects Of Sugar On The Health Of Young Children

- Over the last 50 years, sugar has become a staple in the American diet and can be found virtually anywhere. In fact, it is often hiding where you would least expect it. Sugar is no longer found only in sweet treats, but in many of the basic meals we eat on a daily basis. In saying this, it isn’t surprising that many adults and children are consuming more sugar than our bodies can process. Growing up in a very health conscious family, the notion that sugar is addictive and unhealthy has always been stressed in my household....   [tags: Nutrition, Blood sugar, Sugar, Health]

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Sugar : A Common Staple

- Sugar is a common staple in most households, but now a center of controversy with consuming too much sugar effecting long term health. Sugar was not always available, at one time it was impossible to get and depended on if fruit had ripened or if the bees did their job. Technology enhanced this process and began extracting sugar from plants like sugar cane and sugar beets. The abundance of sugar changed history leading to many plantations, and today it is produced in extensive quantities. “Sugar has been added to virtually every processed food, limiting consumer choice....   [tags: Sugar, Sucrose, Food, Nutrition]

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Diet Soda And Its Effect On Your Weight Loss Program

- 3. Drink Lemon water instead of diet soda Although diet soda doesn’t have calories, studies have shown that it can negatively affect your weight loss program because the artificial sweeteners found in soda can increase your desire to eat more. Lemon drinks have many benefits; first they aide the digestion process by lowering the metabolic speed. Secondly, they will help you stabilize your levels of energy. Lemon water has also been show to increase the rates of calorie burn up. If you follow this strategy according to plan, you can lose up to 10 pounds in 21 days....   [tags: Nutrition, Carbohydrate, Metabolism, Sugar]

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Benefits Of Reducing Sugar Intake

- Benefits of reducing sugar intake are many and can be drastic. Better weight management means less risk of obesity and the many related health effects that come with it. Significantly decreased risk of type two diabetes means no daily insulin shots, no loss of feeling in extremities, and zero daily blood testing. Reducing sugar intake lowers your risk for heart disease, currently the number one killer in the United States. Together these health benefits paint a clear picture that reducing sugar intake has a significant health benefit and can possibly lead to a longer more healthy life....   [tags: Sugar, Nutrition, Marketing, Obesity]

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Benefits Of Cutting Sugar Out

- 1. Cutting out Sugar Cutting sugar out is not as easy as stop adding 3 packets of processed sugar in your morning’s cup of coffee although it’s a good start. Sugar is disguised in many different forms and is in a lot of ordinary food items you typically buy and wouldn’t suspect it’s in there. If you buy crackers or any dry packaged food read the ingredients. There’s a good chance you’re going to see some form of sugar in it. If it doesn 't outright call it sugar it is probably disguised as some other Latin interpretation the untrained eye won’t catch....   [tags: Sugar, Nutrition, Fructose, Food]

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The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test

- Introduction Over the years, the American Diabetics Association have found patients results in a range both abnormal and not normal enough to be diagnosed as diabetic1 and with the advancements in medicine, testing has become easier and more affordable to help diagnose such patients. The oral glucose tolerance test assesses patients showing signs and symptoms of diabetes mellitus however their fasting plasma glucose (FPG) is normal or “prediabetic” with levels below 7.0 mmol/L, those patients with levels of or above 7.0 mmol/L on two separate occasions can have a confirmed diagnosed of diabetes mellitus without the use of the oral glucose tolerance test2....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus]

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An Investigation Into the Effect of Sucrose Concentration on Osmosis

- An Investigation Into the Effect of Sucrose Concentration on Osmosis AIM: The aim of my experiment is to investigate the effect of sucrose solution on osmosis in potato cells, and what the point of equilibrium would be. I shall be observing how the mass of the potato chip changes in five different concentrations of glucose solutions. HYPOTHESIS: Osmosis is the diffusion of water molecules from a high water potential to a lower water potential through a partially permeable membrane....   [tags: Papers]

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My Addiction to Sugar

- INTRODUCTION Sugar is considered a toxic poison. Sugar leaches the calcium out of the skeletal frame of a human’s body. Sugar literally sucks the calcium straight from our bones; therefore it is known to many as a “skeletal poisonous powder.” There are thousands of individuals struggling throughout the United States with sugar addiction. Sugar is a leading cause of a number of health-related issues. Sugar causes health issues such as, fibromyalgia, diabetes, obesity, and osteoporosis. Like me, many individuals have no clue that they are addicted to sugar....   [tags: Sugar Addiction Study and Intervention]

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Definition Of Blood Sugar Levels

- Definition of Blood Sugar To understand what normal blood sugar levels are, one must first know what blood sugar actually means. There are actually several kinds of sugars, such as fructose, sucrose and glucose. Fructose and sucrose come from food sources, such as fruit. Glucose is the only natural sugar that is found in the body. So, when a person is discussing blood sugar levels, they are actually talking about the amount of glucose in the body. But the terms “blood sugar” and “blood glucose” are commonly used interchangeably....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Hyperglycemia]

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Sugar Is A Cheap Commodity

- When someone says the word sugar, the first things we think about when we hear it is, lollies and sweets, fizzy drinks, and all those amazing apple pies and other sugar enriched baking food grandma would bake when you visited her. Sugar to most seems innocent as long as we do the exercise and keep the lollies and fizzy to a moderation. The truth is, the society we live in, and nation 's around the world and its people. Have been blinded and, or remain unaware that sugar no longer just resides in the food and beverages we all could label as full of sugar....   [tags: Food, Nutrition, Socioeconomic status, Sugar]

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Sugar Alert: The Friendly Assassinator

- “Sweet!” People use the word as a replacement for awesome as much as they love sweet things. Indeed, sweetness is the first taste a newborn baby recognizes, and it is crucial for living; it gives energy and is important as the sole energy source of the brain (Sigelman & Rider 184). While people have heard that sugar can be dangerous, it seems they do not much care about it. In fact, it is not widely known how bad it is or the consequences, yet people can access sugar products very easily. In a cultural context, sweet things are usually used as a reward or a gift; there are even candy holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Easter and Halloween....   [tags: Sweet Things, Food, Health, Sugar]

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Sugar: Briefly Through The Ages

- Sugar traces its history a long way back for England, the northwestern European island of people who followed their sweet tooth for centuries until sugar was established as a staple in domestic pantries. Medieval Europe passed by without much sugar usage but the most drastic changes occurred over the course of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, where the successful production of sugar on the home front reduced Britain’s need for foreign imports as well as created a new sort of luxury consumption that separated the social classes in a way not dissimilar to the medieval hierarchical structure of centuries past....   [tags: sugar, sweet tooth, british dishes]

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The Effect of Concentration on Osmosis

- The Effect of Concentration on Osmosis Introduction Osmosis is the diffusion of water molecules that occurs only when there is a movement of water molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower concentration through a partially permeable membrane. The process ends only when the two concentrations are equal or the cell is unable to take any more water because the cell is turgid....   [tags: Papers]

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The Consumption of Sugar in the United States

- What is your guilty pleasure. It seems to be that people just can’t get enough sugar . Many people in this country have high sugary diets. Americans are consuming too much sugar, but is not all our fault because food is already sugar coated when it gets to the table. Sugar is highly addictive and damaging to the body, there are many factors that contribute to in healthy eating or ingesting sugar like economic stasis, availability of healthy foods and cultural influences. Sugar is present in almost all foods and drinks we consume....   [tags: high blood pressure, lactose, sucrose, sugar]

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The Discovery Of The Sugar Cane Thousands Of Years

- Since the discovery of the sugar cane thousands of years ago, the human race was sure to be doomed. First discovered and grown in Polynesian islands and India, sugar cane was picked and the stem was chewed to release the sugar. When people in India learned how to process and refine the sugar cane into a powder, it was used medically to treat things such as headaches and stomachache. It wasn’t until the Persian Emperor entered India and discovered this sweet substance that the tables turned. India had gotten the refining down to a process that remained secret for many years....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Sugar, Cancer]

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Factors That Affect The Blood Sugar Levels

- Type II Diabetes Pam Sohal Clovis Community College Abstract Diabetes is disease that is responsible for the metabolism of glucose, carbohydrates and fat in the body. This Disease is manageable through good diet and exercise. If the blood glucose is kept under control, the complications of the disease are avoidable. There are two types of factors that affect the blood sugar levels; modifiable and non-modifiable. This paper will talk about these factors, the causes, symptoms, treatments and preventable measures for diabetes....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar]

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Stirring Up The Bittersweet Truth : Sugar And Artificial Sweeteners

- Stirring up the Bittersweet Truth: Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners The body can become dependent upon sugars. They can become chemically and physically addictive to the body if not eaten in moderation. Sometimes the outcome is not worth the pleasure when it can lead to an early death. When it comes to sugar and artificial sweeteners, is one healthier than the other. At times, eating sweets can satisfy cravings, but it generally leads to eating more than the daily allowance of calories in one day and the excess calories are generally stored as fat....   [tags: Sugar, Nutrition, Sugar substitute, Sucralose]

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Slave Labor in the Sugar Cane Plantation System

- Slavery was a cruel institution used worldwide to exploit and dehumanize a certain group of people. African slave trade and slavery is an ingrained part of European colonization. Many European nations enslaved Africans. The first to enslaved Africans were the Portuguese, followed by the Dutch, English, French and lastly the Spanish. Slavery came about because Indian labor declined and was scarce. A demand for forced labor was created and the Spanish Crown turned to Africa Slaves were seem as inferior and were at the bottom of the hierarchy based on race....   [tags: sugar mills and sugar industry, Cuba]

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The Effect of Concentration on Osmosis in Potatoe Chips

- The Effect of Concentration on Osmosis in Potatoe Chips Studying the change in osmosis in potato chips placed in sugar solutions. Observation: I have noticed that potato chips decrease in mass when they are in a high concentration of sugar solution and increase in mass when they are in a low concentration of sugar solution. Hypothesis · A potato chip left in a low concentration of sugar solution will gain mass where as a potato chip left in a high concentration of sugar solution will lose mass....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects Of Unsteady Blood Sugar Levels

- Home Unsteady blood sugar levels can be caused by many factors in a person 's life. If someone eats a high calorie diet full of carbohydrates, this will initially spike blood sugar levels, then they will drop suddenly. The lower blood sugar will make a person feel worse, so they will eat something again so they feel better. But if their food choice is more junk food, they will just end up repeating the cycle all over again. This is one reason that so many people suffer from obesity. Stress, dehydration, and even the temperature of the room or water that a person is in can also influence blood sugar levels too....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Carbohydrate]

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The Disease Of Epidemic Proportions

- In the past century, negative changes in lifestyle and human behaviour have resulted in the rapid increase in the incidence of diabetes internationally. The disease of epidemic proportions is primarily of type II diabetes and associated ailments known as ‘metabolic syndrome’ and ‘diabesity’. In concurrence with the genetic predisposition, shown particularly in specific ethnic groups, type II diabetes has raised concerns about its environmental and behavioural influences such as inactive lifestyle, excessively high nutrition and obesity....   [tags: Insulin, Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar]

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Find out the concentration of the cell contents of a potato

- Find out the concentration of the cell contents of a potato Introduction Osmosis is the diffusion of water from a lower concentration of solute to a higher concentration of solute through a partially permeable membrane. This lets smaller molecules such as water, pass through but does not allow bigger molecules through. The molecules continue to diffuse until they reach a balanced state, where no area has a higher or lower concentration than any other. In a high concentration of water the amount of sugar solution is low....   [tags: GCSE Biology A2 A-Level Coursework]

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How Unnatural Sugar Affects The Body

- How Unnatural Sugar Affects the Body. Processed sugar is found in most of our prepackaged foods, then it must be safe. Actually, it is the cause for most of our health issues, and we need to try alternatives, or we will have serious health issues. In the 1960s, there were 2 scientists and the debate was over fat and processed sugar health risks. After this debate, fat was declared to be the issue for our health issues and food companies soon started to get rid of extra fat in their products. In the 2000s, the debate opened again and the decision was processed sugar is the issue and the corporations revolted and told the world, exercise is the fixed and this is what people still believe....   [tags: Sugar, High-fructose corn syrup, Insulin, Sucrose]

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Common Causes For Diabetes And Other Blood Sugar Disorders

- Millions across the world is engulfed by diabetes disease like never before, thanks to our changing lifestyle, stress and lack of exercise. And diabetic patients are usually on anti-diabetic medication for lifetime. And if their sugar levels are not controlled, they may be prescribed insulin. Diabetes and other blood sugar disorders are caused by what we eat and the way the live. You can cure yourself by making healthier food choices and living better. Changing your diet and lifestyle will both prevent and cure blood sugar disorders....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar, Sugar]

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The Government Can 't Defeat Sugar

- In the article “The government can’t defeat sugar. But that’s ok” by an editorial board of the Chicago Tribune argues that sugar can’t be stopped. In this article they presented many facts about American’s health and about the history of when the government and sugar problems began. It presented proposals sent to companies to update their packaging and add a tax to drinks high in sugar. We learned about how sugar is taking over Americans diets and the effect of that is our health. The intended primary audience is towards anyone who like to eat especially lovers of sugar....   [tags: Sugar, High-fructose corn syrup, Rhetoric]

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The Toxic Turth About Sugar by Lustig et al.

- “The Toxic Truth About Sugar”, written by Lustig et al. varies in their usage of rhetorical strategies to try to have their readers better understand that sugar, as common as it is, can be very dangerous when a big amount is consumed in one day. The numbers in our world don’t lie: A shocking statistic is that there are currently thirty percent more people who are obese than there are healthy. This discussion arose from the staggering facts that obesity is becoming more of an epidemic than ever before....   [tags: Sugar, Essay, Rhetorical Analysis]

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The Effect of Different Sugar Sources on Yeast Respiration

- ... Since 2006, there have been 1,500 species of yeast identified by scientists. Yeasts make up only one percent of all fungal species found in the fungi kingdom. Yeasts can be found anywhere, throughout nature, on top of plants, in soil, and more commonly on the bodies of humans and other animals. Yeast is commonly used when brewing alcohol (beer, wine, and whisky), and for making leavened bread and cheese. Carbohydrates are a major molecule in biological systems, made up of saccharides that can be strung together into disaccharides, trisaccharides, and polysaccharides or as small molecules called sugars....   [tags: sugar substitutes, saccharin]

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In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music

- In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music The clearest vision of reality is often the most abstract. While the rise of science and progress suffocate the notion of an extrasensory experience within the reading of literature, the phenomena persist. Meanings are communicated, participating in a magnificent cosmic-cultural aura, penetrating a communication of meaning, intent, and scandalously--truth. There is a process of intertextuality occurring, a conversation between authors, texts themselves, and the readers who venture to interpret them....   [tags: Watermelon Sugar]

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The Effect of Changing the Concentration of Sucrose on the Movement of Water into a Potato

- The Effect of Changing the Concentration of Sucrose on the Movement of Water into a Potato Introduction Aim 1. To use different concentrations of sucrose solution to determine the internal concentration of the potato. 2. To use different concentrations of a solution more dilute than the internal concentration of the potato to find out what the effects of different sugar concentrations have on the movement of water into the potato. Theory ====== Osmosis is the movement of water from a dilute solution to a more concentrated solution, through a partially permeable membrane, until the concentrations are equal....   [tags: Biology Lab Report]

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A Brief Note On Insulin And High Blood Sugar

- You Could Lose More Than You Think Living with hyperglycemia can make life difficult. Hyperglycemia or high blood sugar is when the body produces an abnormal amount of blood glucose. Staying in control of high blood sugar can be hard, letting the blood sugar levels get to high in the body is the easy part. Individuals who live everyday find ways to let hyperglycemia get the best of them. Diabetics can take different forms of insulin. Insulin is a medication that a person needs to lower the glucose levels when they elevate in the body....   [tags: Blood sugar, Diabetes mellitus, Hyperglycemia]

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An investigation of the glucose concentration of the cell sap in potato cells

- An investigation of the glucose concentration of the cell sap in potato cells In this experiment I intend to investigate the effects of osmosis on potato cells. Specifically, I intend to use my knowledge of osmosis to investigate the glucose concentration of the cell sap in potato cells. Osmosis is a method by which water levels on either side of a semi permeable membrane may balance themselves. It occurs between regions of high water concentration and low water concentration. As it is a special method of diffusion exclusive to water, it also allows dilute and concentrated solutions to balance their strengths....   [tags: GCSE Biology Osmosis Coursework]

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Investigating the Concentration of Water in Potato Cells Through Osmosis

- Investigating the Concentration of Water in Potato Cells Through Osmosis Introduction Osmosis is defined as the movement of water molecules from an area of high water concentration to an area of low water concentration, across a semi-permeable membrane. I will be experimenting to find the concentration of water in potato cells through Osmosis. Aim The aim of this investigation is to analyze and experiment in order to study the concentration of water in potato cells through Osmosis....   [tags: Biology Lab Report]

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The Effects of Glucose Concentration on Osmosis in Potato Cells

- The Effects of Glucose Concentration on Osmosis in Potato Cells Apparatus: - * Potato * Blade * Cork borer * Stopwatch * Glucose solution * 50cm3 Measuring cylinder * Electronic Balance (scale in grams) * Five 200cm3 beakers * Forceps * Labels * Water bath Procedure: - * First cut the potato into half * Using the cork borer cut the potato to obtain five cylinders of potatoes (Make sure that the potato cylinders are from the same potato as the potato tissues maybe different from different aged potatoes) * Cut the potato cylinders down to the same length * Measure the mass of the each potato cylinder * Note do...   [tags: Papers]

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The Debate Over Fat And Sugar Health Risks

- Processed sugar is found in most of our prepacked foods, then it must be safe. Actually it is the cause for most of our health issues and we need to try alternatives, or we will have serious health issues. In the 1960s, there were 2 scientists and the debate was over fat and sugar health risks. After this debate, fat was declared to be the issue with all of our modern health issues and companies soon started to get rid of extra fat from their products. In the 2000s, the debate opened again and the decision was processed sugar is the issue and the corporations revolted and told the world, exercise is the fixed and this is what people think today....   [tags: Sugar, High-fructose corn syrup, Insulin, Sucrose]

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The Increase Of Sugar Consumption Among The United States Population

- With each passing decade, there has been an increase in sugar consumption among the United States population. According to the United States Department of Agriculture(USDA), the average American consumes between 150 to 170 pounds per year, which is around one-fourth to half a pound per day. For comparison, during the early 1800s the average American only consumed about 4-6 pounds per year. Our sweet tooth has since grown and so has our collective waistline. Scientists have directly linked sugar to obesity, and today, one third of US adults are categorized as obese and a formidable one out of five premature deaths in the United States are due to obesity....   [tags: Sugar, High-fructose corn syrup, Fructose]

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The Experimental Design Of Animals Were Divided Into

- 2.4. Experimental design Animals were divided into: 1. Control group: maintained on normal pellet diet (3.15 kcal/g), and intraperitoneally received single dose of citrate buffer (0.1 M, pH 4.5). 2. Diabetic rats were divided into four groups as follows: (i) Diabetes: in which diabetes was induced as previously mentioned. (ii) Diabetes + ω -3: diabetic rats received ω-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) (10% of dietary intake of rats) (Devarshi et al., 2013). (iii) Diabetes + pio: diabetic rats treated with pioglitazone (20 mg/kg body weight) (Ding et al., 2005)....   [tags: Blood sugar, Insulin, Liver, Diabetes mellitus]

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Investigating the Effect of Enzyme Concentration on the Hydrolysis of Starch with Amylase

- Investigating the Effect of Enzyme Concentration on the Hydrolysis of Starch with Amylase Aim: Investigate the effect of enzyme concentration on the rate of an enzyme-controlled reaction. Using amylase and starch as my example. Introduction: I am investigating the effect of the concentration of the enzyme, amylase on the time taken for the enzyme to fully breakdown the substrate, starch to a sugar solution. The varied variable will be the concentration and all other variables are going to be fixed....   [tags: Papers]

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"No Sugar"--- Replacement of the In-Class Presentation

- Jack Davis' No Sugar, first performed in 1985, is a post-colonial realist work written in protest of the 1988 Bicentenary celebrations. In this broadly applicable play, Davis highlights the discrimination against Aborigines between 1929 and 1934 and particularly its justification under the government policy of `protectionism'. Focusing on the experiences of the Millimurra family, No Sugar underscores the view of Aborigines as uncivilized, the attempt to assimilate them to white culture through Aboriginal reserves such as the Moore River Settlement, and the resilience and determination of Aborigines faced with almost complete disempowerment....   [tags: Literary Review]

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How Diabetes Affects Your Body Uses Blood Sugar

- Diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that affect how your body uses blood sugar (glucose). If you have diabetes, no matter what type, it means you have too much glucose in your blood, although the causes may differ. Too much sugar can lead to serious health problems. (1) Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. A hormone needed to allow sugar (glucose) to enter cells to produce energy....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar, Insulin]

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Jamaican Sugar Plantations

- Jamaican Sugar Plantations When beginning to discuss sugar plantations in Jamaica, the word slavery comes to mind. This thought occurs because of the crucial role that the slaves played in attempting to make these plantations successful. During the 18th century, "the so-called sugar colonies were the most valuable possessions of overseas empires" (Floyd, 38). Sugar plantations produced money for not only the economy of Jamaica, but for their motherland England as well. Essentially these plantations were created because the aristocrats in Europe needed something to sweeten all of their drinks....   [tags: Jamaica Sugar Essays History]

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Investigating the Concentration of Plant Cell Sap Using Potato Tuber Cells

- Investigating the Concentration of Plant Cell Sap Using Potato Tuber Cells An experiment to work out the concentration of plant cell sap using potato tuber cells First of all and the most important are the safety precautions we will take throughout this experiment · Wear safety glasses to protect eyes · Handling the acids carefully · Careful while using kitchen knife (And all the simple things such as not running etc.) Another important aspect before we start is making the experiment a fair test....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigate how the Concentration of a Sucrose Solution affects the Rate of Osmosis

- Investigate how the Concentration of a Sucrose Solution affects the Rate of Osmosis Introduction: Diffusion is the movement of particles from a high concentration to a low concentration until they are spread out evenly. An example of diffusion is when an aerosol is sprayed. The particles spread out from the high concentration at the nozzle into the rest of the room and that is how the smell moves. Osmosis is the passage of water molecules from a weaker solution to a stronger solution through a partially permeable membrane....   [tags: GCSE Biology Osmosis Coursework]

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Use Of Cinnamon Extract On The Blood Sugar Levels Of Type 2 Diabetes

- 1. Cinnamon extract improves fasting blood glucose and glycosylated hemoglobin level in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes A testing done to experiment the effects of cinnamon extract on the blood sugar levels of type 2 diabetic Chinese patients was published in the nutrition journal, Nutrition Research; in the results of this experiment, both low (120mg/d) and high (360mg/d) dosages of cinnamon extract supplements significantly lowered the blood glucose of the patients. From these results, it was concluded that cinnamon extract could possibly be an alternative medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Blood sugar, Insulin, Diabetes]

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Effect of Concentration on the Times of a Reaction

- Effect of Concentration on the Times of a Reaction I am going to do an experiment which will be trying to digest starch using different concentrations of amylase starting from 1% up to 5% doing the experiment for each and recording the results. Input variables in this investigation I could study are the following: · The temperature that the experiment is done at. · The different volumes of the Amylase and Starch. · The concentrations of the Amylase and Starch. The input variable I have chosen is the different concentrations of the Amylase and Starch....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating The Effects Of Concentration On Osmosis

- Investigating The Effects Of Concentration On Osmosis Preliminary Experiment: The Effects Of Osmosis On Potato Chips ============================================================== Method : We cut three potato chips to an equal length and then we set up 3 beakers, one containing a sugar solution, one containing water and one containing a salt solution. We put one chip in each beaker and left overnight. Results : Solution Start (cm) End (cm) Difference % Difference Sugar 4.8 4.4 -0.4 -8% Water 5 5.6 +0.6 +12% Salt 5 4 -1 -20% Conclusion: The water moved into the chip cells so the s...   [tags: Papers]

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The Concentration of the Contents of a Potato Cell

- The Concentration of the Contents of a Potato Cell Plan I am going to use a range of concentrations to enable me to get a good result. I will do this experiment twice to get an accurate answer. Prediction The passing through a semi-permeable membrane of high concentration and low concentration to an equal concentration is called Osmoses. Because of the balancing out of weight I predict that the weighted of the potato in the lower concentrations will increase and the weight of the potato in the higher concentration will decrease....   [tags: Papers]

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