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Refining Our Souls: Parashat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47)

Parashat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/refining_our_souls_parashat_shemini_leviticus_91-1147_20110322

The aphorism “you are what you eat” first appeared in French and then in German in the 1800s, and was then brought into English in the 1920s by nutritionist Victor Lindlahr, the inventor of the “catabolic diet.” Hippie foodies later adopted the phrase in the 1960s.

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