Tacos de Sesos, Mexico

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In a sly
inversion of the old adage “The brain is a terrible thing to waste,” Mexicans
are proud to serve up tacos de sesos. That’s cow brains—and, strictly
speaking, they’re not unhealthy. But gray matter is very high in
cholesterol—and according to the medical textbooks, bovine spongiform
encephalopathy (a.k.a. mad cow disease) has an incubation period of up to 50
years. Brave this national dish at your own risk.

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Tacos de Sesos, Mexico

In a sly
inversion of the old adage “The brain is a terrible thing to waste,” Mexicans
are proud to serve up tacos de sesos. That’s cow brains—and, strictly
speaking, they’re not unhealthy. But gray matter is very high in
cholesterol—and according to the medical textbooks, bovine spongiform
encephalopathy (a.k.a. mad cow disease) has an incubation period of up to 50
years. Brave this national dish at your own risk.

Oscar Gonzalez [1] [1] http://www.mexicanhacker.com

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