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junk food impairs olfaction
2014-07-22 11:42:28

A new study says that stuffing yourself full of high-fat foods could cause you to lose your sense of smell, and it has researchers taking a closer look at how diet could impact a whole range of human functions that were not traditionally considered when examining the impact of obesity.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.