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The Magical Fruit

A recent article on BBC News reports that scientists have developed a method of creating “super-nutritious but flatulence-free beans”.

Beans are a cheap and key source of nutrition especially in the developing world, but many people are thought to be put off by anti-social side-effects.

That puts a funny/tragic picture in my mind of one of those people living next to a dirty river in a little shack made out of trash with flies buzzing around their head refusing to eat beans because it will make them fart.

I love beans. Rice N Beans is one my my mainstays and favorite dishes. If they can keep this up, we won’t have to worry so much about the declining quality of fruits and vegetables.

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