The Flavor of Serendipity

Experience with the taste of ibuprofen led to the identification of anti-inflammatory properties in extra-virgin olive oil.

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May-June 2019

Volume 107, Number 3
Page 170

DOI: 10.1511/2019.107.3.170

It was in 1999 in Erice, a medieval town in western Sicily situated atop a mountain overlooking the sea, that I first smelled, sipped, savored, and swallowed pure liquid fat out of a glass.

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