A dietitian was once addressing a large
audience in Chicago.
material we put into our stomachs is enough to have killed most of us sitting here, years
"Red meat is awful. Soft drinks erode your stomach lining. Chinese food is
loaded with MSG. Vegetables can be disastrous, and none of us realizes the long-term harm
caused by the germs in our drinking water. "But there is one thing that is the most
dangerous of all and we all have, or will, eat it.
Can anyone here tell me what food it is
that causes the most grief and suffering for years after eating it?"
A 75-year-old man in the front row stood up and said, "Wedding cake?".