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2013-08-21 14:25:05

On the Monday following a big football game, fans of the losing team seem to load up on saturated fats and sugars, whereas supporters of the winning team opt for healthier foods.

2012-07-26 23:03:15

If so many low fat foods are available, why does the Western world get fatter every year? The answer, said a French researcher, is people are seduced by food products that claim to be healthy


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.