Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup. A few extra this week since I missed last week.
This week how to keep your heart 30 yrs younger, hunger induces risky eating behavior, and climate change makes oysters more dangerous.
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Links of the week
- Two Surprising Ways to Make Your Holidays Less Stressful – Maybe the best advice you’ll read all season. (Greater Good Magazine)
- What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss – There is actually some stuff we know, even if there’s still a lot we don’t. (NY Times)
- Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger – Exercise is so good in so many ways. Don’t find time, make time to do it. (NPR)
- Is Aerobic Exercise the Key to Successful Aging? – Keep in mind this is only one reason. Strength training and has a separate set of benefits you also need. (NY Times)
- What a Hungry Snail Reveals About YourGrocery Store Breakdowns – This must explain why dieters can so frequently be seen eating protein bars. (NY Times)
- How Pink Salt Took Over Millennial Kitchens – This article really annoys me since it overlooks the one reason I stopped cooking with sea salt and switched to Himalayan salts a few years ago: almost all sea salts contain nanoparticles of plastic, while the ancient salt reserves do not. (The Atlantic)
- As Climate Changes, Is Eating Raw Oysters Getting Riskier? – We touch on this in my recent podcast with Bill Marler about food safety. Personally I don’t eat Gulf oysters ever. (NPR)
- How to Prevent Nasty Stomach Bugs This Winter? More Bleach. – Also this. (NY Times)
- New Archive Reveals How the Food Industry Mimics Big Tobacco to Suppress Science, Shape Public Opinion – Wow. (Civil Eats)
- Already a Climate Change Leader, California Takes on Food Waste – Recent innovations in California are encouraging. (Civil Eats)
- A New Connection between the Gut and Brain – Interesting link between salt and stroke that skips the blood pressure connection. (Scientific American)
- Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Rules for School Lunches – Le sigh. (NY Times)
- Farro and White Bean Vegetable Soup – Perfect winter food. (Food Fitness Fresh Air)
What inspired you this week?