Tag Archives: Abdominal obesity

Double Dipping (dig-mouth-dig 2X)”| National Geographic (An experiment forces people to think about what they’re doing when they dip a chip)


Double Dipping

word: glorify


glorify 

Definition: (verb) To honor with praise, admiration, or worship.
Synonyms: exalt, extol, laud, proclaim
Usage: People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors. Discuss.

TEXAS MAN’S DRUNKENNESS TRACED TO BREWERY IN HIS GUT


Texas Man’s Drunkenness Traced to Brewery in His Gut

A recent case described in a medical paper lends a whole new meaning to the term “beer gut.” For five years, a Texas man seemed to be constantly drunk. Even on days that not a drop of alcohol touched his lips, breathalyzers and blood alcohol tests showed high levels of alcohol in his system. Doctors assumed he was simply a closet drinker, but they turned out to be wrong. Unbeknownst to anyone—doctors and patient included—the man’s body was converting carbohydrates into ethanol during digestion. Gastroenterologists who finally gave him a thorough examination in 2010 diagnosed him with a rare condition known as gut fermentation syndrome or auto-brewery syndrome. More… Discuss