Inside the human body

Are humans red meat or white meat?

Humans are both red meat and white meat. It depends on what muscle the meat is coming from. The main determining factor of meat color is its concentration of a protein called myoglobin. Within muscle fibers, myoglobin stores and transfers oxygen from the blood to the cellular machinery.
cooked steak

What is the difference between Angus beef and regular beef?

Angus beef is beef taken from an Angus cow. Angus is a breed of cattle with its own unique characteristics. Angus cattle are known for having...
Gum

Does gum really take seven years to digest?

If one old wives' tale is true, gum will stay in your digestive system for seven years after being swallowed. Thankfully, this is nonsense. Nothing could...
Tylenol pills

What is the difference between Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, asprin, etc.?

Tylenol, Advil, Bayer, Aleve, Motrin, Excedrin, Bufferin, Midol, etc. are company and product names. Acetaminophen (a.k.a paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and aspirin are the active...
vintage classic Gatorade in a can

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after a "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...

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