The Other French Paradox

Foie gras, creme fraiche, butter, red wine a and lots of it! All these excesses leading to a higher life expectancy, to say nothing of the joys of sinning. That's the legendaryAnow officialAFrench Paradox. Scientists strain to explain the phenomenon: 'It's theAphenolic compounds in the red wine', they say. Me, I look at eating habits in my adopted country: restaurant chains like theACheesecake Factory, "family-style" servings,A food everywhere, everyday, at all times inAoffices like Google's.AMethinks there is no paradox just quantity, 360 degrees and 24/7 availability, as the recent but unmistakableAwidening of French bottoms attests.

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Posted: June 28th, 2010
at 8:46pm by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: drinks,et cetera,grub

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