A Tick Could Make You Vegetarian: Discover Magazine’s Excellent Series

Discover Magazine publishes an ongoing series of articles titled, “20 Things You Didn’t Know About….[insert topic here]” which is just brimming with the most unusual and interesting facts; frequently regarding fairly common things and activities.

For instance: a walk in the grass could result in you getting bitten by a tick, which could then result in your body producing antibodies to specific carbohydrates in beef, pork and lamb. These antibodies could induce an allergic reaction upon consumption of said meat product. Do yourself a favour and browse through all of these articles now.

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