Flashback Friday: Is Christmas cheer actually caused by meth-like chemicals in gingerbread?

Do the holidays make you happy? Do you enjoy eating items spiced with nutmeg, such as gingerbread and eggnog? Well, according to this author, there might be a connection between your Christmas cheer and nutmeg consumption. More specifically, he theorizes that amphetamine-like compounds formed during the baking and cooking of nutmeg-containing compounds “may be responsible, in part, for uplifting our mood in winter.” The author goes on to speculate that these spices are specifically eaten in

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