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  1. photo A Meatless, Seasonal Memorial Day Picnic MenuA Meatless, Seasonal Memorial Day Picnic MenuArticle
    well to coat. Serve immediately or let sit overnight for flavors to develop.   Maple Baked Heirloom Beans 1 pound dried heirloom beans (try cranberry, Jacob’s, orca or gigantes) 1 gallon vegetableRead more
  2. photo Hangover Cure: Healthy Bloody Mary, Omelet ComboHangover Cure: Healthy Bloody Mary, Omelet ComboArticle
    , Anyone? So, you over did it? Just shake it off — no one’s perfect. I’m sure those words mean nothing to you now because your head feels like a gigantic, pin filled balloon. Luckily, we’ve covered howRead more
  3. photo Jumbo White Bean Stew with 3 Greens and ParmesanJumbo White Bean Stew with 3 Greens and ParmesanRecipe
    of this stew isn’t meat but giant white beans — gigante beans, as they’re known in Greece–are enormous white beans with a creamy texture and a unique ability to hold their shape fairly well, even after cookingRead more

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Gigantism

Disease

Gigantism, also known as giantism (from Greek γίγας gigas, "giant", plural γίγαντες gigantes), is a condition characterized by excessive growth and height significantly above average. In humans, this condition is caused by over-production of growth hormone in childhood resulting in persons between 2.13 m (7 feet or 84 inches) and 2.74 m (9 feet or 108 inches) in height.The term is typically...More