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Daily Reader: Edition #241

Learn 53 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the wacky ways some farmers are raising high-end chickens, the debate over protein consumption, and Starbuck's risky move into the food business.

1. Will A Chicken That's Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?
Popular Science, 10/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

Popular Science: Will A Chicken That's Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?

In the high-end chicken market, farmers are trying a lot of wacky things to make their chicken taste different. Do these tactics actually work? Read more and learn vocabulary words like compound, correlated, impart, pungent, soluble, and volatile.

2. Protein: Sure, You Get Enough. But Are You Using It Properly?
U.S. News, 10/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

US News: Protein: Sure, You Get Enough. But Are You Using It Properly?

Everything from cereal to smoothies is protein-fortified these days. Do we really need this much protein? Read more and learn vocabulary words like confer, deficiency, perspective, satiety, ubiquitous, and viscous.

3. Inside Starbucks’ Risky Bet on Selling Food
Time, 10/9/2013

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

Time: Inside Starbucks’ Risky Bet on Selling Food

Starbucks is undoubtedly many people's favorite spot for a cup of coffee and a pastry. But would you go there to pick up food for lunch or dinner? Read more and learn vocabulary words like acquisitions, burgeoning, elusive, purveyor, substantial, and velocity.

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