Aaron E Carroll,Rachel C Vreeman: Don't Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Your Body and Health
People have more access to medical information than ever before, and yet we still believe "facts" about our bodies and health that are just plain wrong. DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM! takes on these myths and misconceptions, and exposes the truth behind some of those weird and worrisome things we think about our bodies. Entries dispel the following myths and more: - You need to drink 8 glasses of water a day - Chewing gum stays in your stomach for seven years - You can catch poison ivy from someone who has it - If you drop food on the floor and pick it up within five seconds, it's safe to eat - Strangers have poisoned kids' Halloween candy With the perfect blend of authoritative research and a breezy, accessible tone, DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM is full of enlightening, practical, and quirky facts that will debunk some of the most perennial misconceptions we believe about our health and well-being.
The burger's timeless appeal lies in its simplicity. A well-made burger can transcend the sum of its parts to become truly sublime. Paul Gayler, Executive Chef at The Lanesborough Hotel London, has Don't Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Your Body and Health free ebook turned it into a gourmet treat. Sweeping away the enduring perception of burgers as merely a fast-food staple, Paul Gayler allows everyone to bring gourmet cooking into their own kitchen - whether for a sophisticated dinner party or a low-key barbecue. With its iconic status assured for more than a century as America's staple convenience food, the burger has been enjoying a healthy revival of late - thanks to its mainstay of a few quality ingredients, cooked quickly and served up as fresh as can be. A succulent home-made burger makes the perfect meal: nutritious, filling and portable, it combines a host of flavours that tantalise the taste buds. In this serving of Burgers, Paul Gayler presents his favourite 25 burger recipes. As well as the expected Ultimate burger with 'the works', there's a wealth of delicious and imaginative offerings.
Author: Aaron E Carroll,Rachel C Vreeman
Number of Pages: 221 pages
Published Date: 26 May 2009
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publication Country: New York, United States
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