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The French Paradox

The food in France is incredibly rich across the board, but everywhere I look people are fit and trim — at least compared to the U.S. I’m not the first to take notice, of course, as it actually has a name: The French Paradox.

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What’s the big deal about sodium?

If you’ve been following my restaurant menu reviews recently, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been harping on the extreme amount of sodium in many of the foods. That’s led a few people to ask me, “What’s the big deal?”

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