|before the science of food chemistry gave us quiche|
However, science has that way of ruining some of life's guilty pleasures and cool-sounding ideas by reminding us of inconvenient truths of all sorts.
This article highlights 10 buzzkills that are particularly relevant during holiday periods, as we focus on family, friends, and food.
The article summarizes findings from a number of studies you may not be happy to read, but getting sick from your cat or your snack are even worse, so here they are. There are conflicting opinions on some of them (e.g. raw cookie dough), but you should at least be aware of health risks.