Essays Tagged: "Sugar"

The ecomomic growth of Sugar in the United States.

SUGARThe United States produces about 8 million tons (7.25 million tons) of sugar a year. "This prov ... of the economic activity in 42 states." Florida, Hawaii, and Louisiana are major producers of cane sugar. The Red River Valley in Minnesota and North Dakota is the largest sugar-beet growing region i ... is the largest sugar-beet growing region in the United States.As shown in the first paragraph, the sugar industry is a large part of the United States economy. Since March 2001 the price of sugar has ...

(2 pages) 76 0 2.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

How the pancreatic endocrine hormones glucagon and insulin work antagonistically to maintain homeostasis in the body and a discussion of negative feedback.

Energy, in the form of sugar, is transported in the blood. It is carried throughout the body and into all cells to produce ... long it has been since the last meal.There are three main organs that regulate the control of blood sugar: the pancreas, the liver and the adrenal glands. The pancreas produces hormones called insulin ... oduces hormones called insulin and glucagon. These hormones work antagonistically to maintain blood sugar levels that are neither too low or too high. The adrenal gland plays a key function in making ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Process paper How to make peanut butter cookies.

e ultimate peanut butter cookie recipe is hear.We will need the following ingredients: 1c. of brown sugar, 1c. of white sugar, 1c. of margarine or butter, 1c. of peanut butter, 2 large eggs, 1 tsp. of ... , 1 tsp. of baking soda, 1/4 tsp. of salt, 2 tsp. of vanilla, 3 cups of flour, and 1/2 cup of white sugar.As far as cooking utensils go, we will need the following: 2 large bowls, a small cup, a micro ...

(2 pages) 172 4 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

"A Refreshing Alternative"; a process essay clearly defining the process of Kool-Aid preparation.

e sure it fits three-quarters of the way into thepitcher. Also needed are two cups or more of white sugar and drinkable water.Stage three involves adding the ingredients into the pitcher. First, grasp ... ntents into the pitcher. Add water to the pitcher until about two inches from the top. Finally, add sugar. One cup is the usual amount, but add more or less if desired.The fourth stage is stirring the ...

(2 pages) 95 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Carbs in The Human Body

oups, simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates, sometimes called simple sugars, include fructose (fruit sugar), sucrose (table sugar), and lactose (milk sugar), as well as ... e fructose (fruit sugar), sucrose (table sugar), and lactose (milk sugar), as well as several other sugars. Fruits are one of the richest natural sources of simple carbohydrates.Complex carbohydrates ...

(2 pages) 173 9 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


such as chocolate and crisps, which in excess are not good for us as they contain large amounts of sugar and salt.My SurveyI asked sixteen people from my class to complete this survey, and here are t ... lash;Large chopping knife and boardØPlate, cup .etcØIngredients + a sprinkle of icing sugarØEating forkTime PlanTIMEPREPARATION / ORDER OF WORKSPECIAL POINTS9: 10Personal hygieneC ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Process Essay: Kool-Aid

led wooden spoon, a one-cup measuring cup, a water faucet that spouts drinkable water, usable white sugar, and an ice cube tray full of ice. Then, you are ready to mix.Third, grab the left edge of the ... ts before settling on the bottom of the pitcher. Then, take the measuring cup and scoop two cups of sugar into the pitcher as well. At this point, adding the water is a crucial step. Place the pitcher ...

(2 pages) 30 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

List the enzymes needed for the digestion of carbohydrates

don't. When carbohydrates are combined with protein various compounds in the body form.Starches and sugars are the major carbohydrates. Starches and sugars are represented by a variety of foods such a ... drates. Starches and sugars are represented by a variety of foods such as honey, flour, beet, fruit sugar, rice, and potatoes. Carbohydrate intake should supply over half a persons daily calories. If ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


ld's ability to concentrate and keep his attention on task. The number one killer is refined, white sugar. In the refining process, sugar is stripped of its nutritive value, leaving us with a nonfood. ... value, leaving us with a nonfood. Functioning as a poison in our bodies, a heavy intake of refined sugar creates an addiction. An eye-opening book called Sugar Blues by William Dufty is packed full o ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Organic chemistry - ethanol

ethanol is considered to be a hydrocarbon.The three main building blocks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many different types of sugars some include:Starches:Cellulose:All three of these ... ed synthetically from ethylene (hydration) or through alcoholic fermentation of material containing sugar or starch.In starchy products the starch has first to be transformed into sugar. The sugar (gl ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Coursework - Osmosis

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


Tube vessels inside plant stems that transports sugars and minerals. Do not have strong walls.Translocation*Movement can be in any direction but alw ... Do not have strong walls.Translocation*Movement can be in any direction but always moves from where sugar is in abundance (sugar source) to where sugar is needed (sugar sink)Sugar is made in photosynt ... izing cells of the plant and can be polymerized and stored as starch in any cells of the plant. The sugar produced in photosynthesis is called glucose. The starch is broken down into glucose and then ...

(1 pages) 684 1 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Presentation of the Sugar Cane in "A Gathering of Old Men" by Ernest Gaines.

thering of Old Men" by Ernest Gaines was a 1970's small Louisiana plantation were there is a lot of sugar cane all over the countryside. Many of the Blacks in this area are very old in their 70's and ... of the Blacks in this area are very old in their 70's and 80's and they had helped to cultivate the sugar as their parents and grandparents before them. Many of those who helped cultivate these lands ...

(2 pages) 31 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


emicals needed by the organisms to survive and grow. The carbohydrate group consists principally of sugar, starch, dextrin, cellulose, and glycogen, substances that constitute an important part of the ... e an important part of the human diet and that of many animals. The simplest of them are the simple sugars, or monosaccharides, which contain either an aldehyde or a ketone group. The most important i ...

(1 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dealing With Stress

ely.One of ineffective way to dealing with stress is eating a lot, especially food contain a lot of sugar, such as cookies, ice creams, chocolate and other dessert. Many people, especially women, woul ... re under stress. That¡¯s the thing I used to do too. But it actually makes stress worse. Sugar can only temporarily give us some energy and distraction. But it has many negative impacts on ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Isopod Behavior Lab Report

e certain things and don't like certain things, for example; most animals will try to eat something sugary or sweet, like a piece of candy. While the same animal my not wanting to eat something that i ... or sweet, like a piece of candy. While the same animal my not wanting to eat something that is not sugary or sweet like peas.Every organism acts different, especially when a stimulus is affecting the ...

(7 pages) 26 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Osmosis investigation write up Aim I was trying to see if Osmosis would occur when using different sugar concentrations in a potato.Method I had a selection of different sugar concentrations. The sug ... in 0.2. I places three strips of potato each measuring 25mm into a test tube containing 10ml of the sugar concentration that was being used. Before putting the potato strips into the test tubes they e ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


akers German Sweet Chocolate ½ cup boiling water 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 4 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk Steps: 1. Melt choc ... g soda 1/2teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk Steps: 1. Melt chocolate in water; cool.2. Beat butter and sugar.3. Beat in egg yolks.4. Stir in vanilla and chocolate.5. Mix flour, soda, and salt.6. Beat in ...

(1 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Persuasive Speech: The Bad Effects of Sugar

Purpose: I want to persuade my audience that sugar is a dangerous drug that is damaging America?s health.Thesis Statement: We need to know why we ... ous drug that is damaging America?s health.Thesis Statement: We need to know why we are addicted to sugar, how can stop the addiction, and the positive effects kicking the sugar habit will have on our ... ction, and the positive effects kicking the sugar habit will have on our lives.Attention: Are you a sugarholic? Do you eat refined sugar everyday? Can you go more than one day without eating some type ...

(5 pages) 213 2 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Sugar Case answer

What does the world supply of sugar look like from the point of view of the U.S. market? The world supply of sugar looks perfectl ... 8.3 cents per pound. This conclusion comes from two statements in the case: "Annual world sales of sugar amount to roughly $100 billion" and "Thus, for our analysis the 2001 world price of 8.3 cents ... ts per pound is assumed to be constant outside the United States." In other words, because the U.S. sugar market is a small fraction of global sugar trade, we can reasonably assume that the U.S. is a ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies