At a conference I attended recently, a doctor was addressing a large audience. “The material we put into our stomachs should have killed most of us sitting here years ago,” he said. “Red meat is full of steroids and dye. Soft drinks corrode your stomach lining. Fast food is loaded with additives. High trans-fats diets can be disastrous, and none of us realises the long-term harm caused by germs in our drinking water. But there’s one thing that’s the most dangerous of all, and most of us has, or will, eat it. Can anyone here tell me what food it is that causes the most grief and suffering for years after eating it?”

After several seconds of quiet, a 70-year-old man in the front row raised his hand and softly said, “Wedding cake?”

Submitted by Robert Thompson

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