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Why does an apple turn brown

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Why does an apple turn brown We all know that an apple turns brown after being cut or beaten. The same phenomenon can be observed in mangoes, avocados, or potatoes, for example. An apple loses its quality when beaten and is less marketable for traders. But why does browning occur at all? Read more

Why a tongue burns after eating a pineapple

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Why a tongue burns after eating a pineapple The feeling of burning the tongue after eating a large amount of pineapple is caused by a plant enzyme called bromelain. It is concentrated in the pineapple at the stem, which forms the middle hard part of the fruit. However, the area around the stem is usually eaten after the hard parts have been cut off. Read more