Preschool Foie Gras…


One Small Change at a Time

…As in paté. The main ingredient in Foie Gras is duck liver, and the liver must contain lots of liver-fat. In order to find a duck with a fatty liver, in France they force-feed corn to the ducks. In nature you cannot find a duck with a fatty liver. One other place you can find liver-fat though is in the livers of the children of the richest country in the world.

Yesterday’s New York Times contained the most frightening article I have read in a very long time concerning the health of our nation. 

In Los Angeles, liver disease is diagnosed in one out of two obese Hispanic children, and it is a leading cause of premature death in Hispanic adults.

Think there is something special about LA or Hispanics? Don’t. Liver Disease caused by accumulated fat is now nicknamed NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis). It leads to liver scarring and cirrhosis. We should…

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About dcarmack

I am an instrument technician at the electric utility servicing the Kansas City Missouri metropolitan area. I am in the IBEW, Local 412. I was trained to be a nuclear power plant operator in the USN and served on submarines. I am a Democrat, even more so than those serving in Congress or the White House.
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