“SCIENCE DAYS” event was organized by Department of Food Engineering in Izmir University of Economics. This event aimed to teach science in an entertaining way to students from different high schools located in Izmir and took place in the newest laboratories of İzmir University of Economics Food Engineering Department which were opened earlier this year.
Most of the attenders enjoyed the 'Artichoke Paste', developed by the students of Food Engineering Department.
As the students got their report cards and started a long summer holiday, the experts pointed out the importance of not to change the eating habits during the holiday season. 16 million students will be on holiday for as long as 3 months and the experts believe that their healthy eating habits may change during this period.
The experts strongly suggest opting for natural foods when it comes to consuming sweets, candies at this Sweet Festival (a.k.a Sugar Feast). They say that we need to stay away from desserts made out of refined sugar which increases blood sugar quickly and cause hunger immediately. They also point out that the body turns excess glucose into fat.