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Interesting links for your perusal.

A Little Link: Jared Diamond on Agriculture

Today I stumbled across a 1987 article from Discover magazine by Jared Diamond, “The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race.” It’s a fascinating look at the effects of agriculture on our health — both physical and social — as … Continue reading

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A Little Link: Diet and Fat: A Severe Case of Mistaken Consensus (New York Times)

I just discovered a 2007 article over at the NY Times that is a cogent, very readable response to Gary Taubes’ Good Calories, Bad Calories. If you aren’t up to digesting the tome that is GCBC, here is an excellent … Continue reading

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A Little Link: Time to End the War on Salt

Our taste buds are exquisitely tuned to salt. You don’t comfortably eat over-salted food, and you can’t eat dangerously (I mean literally dangerously) over-salted food: You simply won’t do it. You will spit it out, and even if you do … Continue reading

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A Little Link (Recipe): Lauren’s Healthy Bread Rolls (gluten-free)

I made Lauren’s Healthy Bread Rolls tonight. Lauren spends a lot of time tweaking her gluten-free, sugar-free creations so that nothing gets posted until she’s sure it’s right, and this is so very right. These rolls are really, really good — … Continue reading

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A Little Link: The Joy of Fat

Hello fellow lipophobes! I can’t write on this level because I’m not a medical student, but some people are! Fill your brain with how fats really work: http://primalmeded.com/2011/07/27/fat-glorious-fat-part-i/

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A Little Link: Foods High in Omega-6

While researching Omega-6 — which is not evil unto itself, and is in fact a quite necessary nutrient which only becomes evil when consumed wildly out of balance with its sibling, Omega-3 — I came across this wonderfully comprehensive list … Continue reading

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A Little Link: Sugar and Depression

Going along with yesterday’s anti-sugar theme, I found an interesting article over at PsychCentral.com by Therese J. Borchard regarding sugar and its impact on depression (yeah, you guessed it — it doesn’t exactly alleviate depression). I could write a book about … Continue reading

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