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Released: 21-Nov-2013 6:00 PM EST
Bird is the Word...Plus Some Side Dish Science!
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

While the word “thanks” is included in our country’s favorite holiday’s name, we all know the real star of the day is the food. Kantha Shelke, PhD, CFS, a well-known food scientist and spokesperson for the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), deconstructs the turkey-day menu by giving us the low-down on why all the flavors and textures go together so well and if tryptophan is the real culprit behind our post-meal food coma.