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Why Do You Cry Every Time You Cut Onions?

One word: Lachrymatory factor

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Let’s admit it: our meals are incomplete without onions. Our taste buds will immediately notice the missing caramelized onions in our burgers, the lack of onion rings on the plate, or no onions in the onion soup. On average, 93% of American restaurants use onions in some of their top-selling dishes, and an average American consumes about…

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