A debt of gratitude to Paul Talalay, a Baltimore resident and broccoli researcher, who died earlier this month at age 95. His life’s work had led to a discovery that gave credence to what my mother had tried so hard to teach me.
“Broccoli is good for you,” she’d say. My taste buds begged to differ. I wouldn’t be allowed to go outside and play unless I ate my broccoli. So, I’d sit at the dinner table gagging and making faces, seriously doubting that anything so nasty could be good for you.
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