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Thiamine (Vitamin B1)


quoteleft A deficiency in thiamine resulting from chronic alcohol consumption is one of the factors underlying alcohol–induced brain damage.  quoteright

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Slicing scallions with scissors

Slicing or chopping scallions with a knife often crushes their natural tube shape and spoils their appearance. Starting at the green end, use scissors to cut neat, intact pieces of scallion.

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Ease up on the meat

Meat is the most resource-intensive food on the table and eating less of it can be the single most green move a person makes. Producing meat requires huge amounts of water, grain, land, and other inputs including hormones and antibiotics, and leads to pollution of soil, air, and water. A pound of beef requires around 12,000 gallons of water to produce, compared to 60 gallons for a pound of potatoes. If you’re a meat eater, for starters, try cutting out a serving of meat each week. Going vegetarian or vegan is a profoundly meaningful environmental choice.


Fella goes into his favorite deli where the waiter immediately brings him a bowl of matzoh ball soup. The customer signals the waiter to come back. "Taste the soup!" he commands."Why?" inquires the surprised waiter."Taste the soup!" comes the reply."Max, you've been coming in here every day for ten years. There's never been anything wrong with the soup." "Taste the soup!" "What's wrong, too much salt--not enough salt?" "Taste the soup!" "What, the matzo balls aren't fluffy enough for you?" "TASTE THE SOUP!" The waiter finally agrees, "All right all right, I'll taste the soup! Where's the spoon?" "A-HA!" chortles Max.

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