The importance of breakfast

Breakfast is the first meal of the day and it literally indicated the meal that breaks the fasting of the night. Breakfast is usually described as the most important meal of the day. Adelle Davis once said: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” When we wake up,Continue reading “The importance of breakfast”

Chemistry of champagne

Tonight we will all celebrate the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020. What is the best way to welcome the new year? By drinking champagne, of course! The first feature that we can see just by looking to champagne is presence of lots of bubbles. Bubbles are made of carbon dioxide. Carbon dioxideContinue reading “Chemistry of champagne”

Chemistry of wine

Merry Christmas, everybody! This period of the year is really good for wine lovers. But which molecules are the ones responsible for wine aroma and flavor? It is estimated that more than 800 compounds are present in wine and partecipate in creating the texture that we love so much. Let’s start with basic composition: inContinue reading “Chemistry of wine”