[Sca-cooks] Vinegar OT
johnnae at mac.com
Tue Jul 14 13:47:38 PDT 2009
There have been a number of news reports of late that mention
a new study where Japanese scientists at the Central Research Institute
in Tokyo, published a report in the July 8 issue of American Chemical
Society's /Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry/. In a nutshell,
they found supporting evidence that acetic acid can help deter the
accumulation of body fat (in mice), even when the mice were fed a
I came across this recipe today that promises "To make a fat person
It dates from 1569 in the English version and begins "Take foure ounces
of warme Vineger..."
To make a fat person become leane.
Take foure ounces of warme Vineger, and put therein a quantitie of the
pouder of Pepper,
and giue it vnto the partie to drinke many mornings fasting, and he will
become leane, or
else giue him to drinke euerie morning of the Wine of sower
Pomegranates, two scruples
with Oximell, or water.
Alessio. A verye excellent and profitable booke conteining sixe hundred
foure score and
odde experienced medicines … the fourth and finall booke of his secretes
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