Food, food everywhere, and not a morsel to eat

The number one cause of human death is the food we eat, says Ngcobo

16 June 2024 - 08:11

Last week I paid our family doctor hundreds of rands I didn’t have to instruct me to never enjoy food again. She didn’t use those exact words, but she gave me a long list of foods and beverages I’m now prohibited from consuming (unless I want to die a slow, painful death). It was a culinary Mexican standoff. I have every intention of seeing all my children graduate from university, get married, create their own broods of ungrateful brats and then welcome them back home after their divorces. These are the lofty goals I’m clinging on to dear life for. ..

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