15 Apr '11, 11am

The Memory of Alcohol: An alcoholic beverage is a drink containing ethanol, commonly known as alcohol. Alcoholic...

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Do You Think Sugar is Like Alcohol and Cigarettes?

treehugger.com 18 Apr '11, 2pm

The fructose component of sugar and H.F.C.S. is metabolized primarily by the liver, while the glucose from sugar and starc...