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Food trucks arrive. Channel District. Tampa, Florida. By Paul Goldfinger, 2012

Food trucks arrive. Channel District. Tampa, Florida. By Paul Goldfinger, 2012

 

By Paul Goldfinger, MD, FACC

Some of you may recall this post from January, but I had nothing medical to say about the subject of dietary fats.  However, a recent study about egg consumption raises some important issues.

The egg question has bounced around for some time, and the scientific information has been scrambled.  Some of the data is soft boiled, but a recent trial of thousands of patients requires that we re-visit eggs (known to the French as oeufs) as a subject of discussion.  Scroll down to find our latest oeufs post.  Or click on this link:

Eggs: good or bad on BF

I might add, regarding foie gras, it is pure liver, usually duck or goose, and it is loaded with saturated fat.  Yet it is a delicacy, so it’s best to eat no more than 2 ounces at any one time.  We went to a restaurant in France where the menu scared me.  Everything there contained foie gras. But, if you have never tried it, it is almost addictive, and you need to pay attention because what do I look like?  Chopped liver perhaps?

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Chopped liver? Boardwalk Pavilion April 4, 2019.

 

CAMILLE.  A French singer of Parisian street songs recorded “Le Festin”  (tr: the feast) for the Disney film “Ratatouille”

Here is a partial translation:

“Dreams are to lovers as wine is to friends

Carried through lifetimes, (and) spilled now and then

I am driven by hunger, so saddened to be

Thieving in darkness; I know you’re not pleased

But nothing worth eating is free”

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