Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Did You know?!

  • Protein Monellin is the sweetest protein(naturally occurring) with a sweetening index of 200,000. It is derived from an African Berry (Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii). Being non-toxic, non-caloric, and natural, it may prove suitable for diabetics.

  • Glucose is also called Grape Sugar, and dextrose.

  • Fructose is commonly called fruit sugar.

  • Galactose is commonly called brain sugar.

  • Carbonic Anhydrase is one of the fastest known enzymes which is found in Red Blood Corpuscles (Erythrocytes), hydrates 36 million (36,000,000) molecules of Carbon dioxide to Carbonic Acid and H+ in just one minute!

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