Dietary Supplements: Woman Slips on a Banana Peel, For Real
Libyan Coca-Cola wars and a post-meal cigarette are on the menu in today's daily roundup of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ. Enjoy!
In Libya, Muammar el-Qaddafi’s sons launched a brutal war with each other over control of a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Tripoli.
Food prices reached a record high in February, up 2.2 percent from January's record and rising for the eighth month in a row, according to the UN.
Gourmet sings the praises of the Post-Meal Cigarette: it loosens the bowels, heightens alertness, and extends the dopamine surge.
The image in popular culture of an unwary pedestrian tripping head over heels on a banana peel stems from the late 19th century, when bananas were a popular street food in American cities and the press portrayed them as a public nuisance.
In 1879, Harper's Weekly groused that "whosoever throws banana skins on the sidewalk does a great unkindness to the public, and is quite likely to be responsible for a broken limb."\n
Dietary Supplements is a daily round-up of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ.