Primalisms: Antibiotics, Calories, Diets & More

June 30, 2012

(Photo by [ jRa7 ])

1) Portland vs. Seattle food fight: Two Northwest titans duke it out for the title of best food city

2) Nature: ‘Overuse of antibiotics in farm animals is a global issue’

“Farmers around the world routinely feed antibiotics to their animals, not only to prevent and treat infections, but also to make their animals grow faster. This leads to drug-resistant bacteria in the animals, and this resistance can spread to the bacteria that infect us”

3) The ‘Busy’ Trap

4) What Really Makes Us Fat

5) All-Robot Staff Serves, Cooks at China’s Robot Restaurant

6) Dirtying Up Our Diets

7) Unlike Chicken And Pork, Beef Still Begins With Small Family Ranches

8) Low-Fat Diet After Weight Loss May Raise Risk of Gain

9) My dental floss is made from WHAT?

10) Which Diet Works?

Three conclusions you can draw on the face of this: One is that the kind of calories you eat does matter. Two, as Ludwig concludes, is that “the low-fat diet that has been the primary approach for more than a generation is actually the worst for most outcomes, with the worst effects on insulin resistance, triglycerides and HDL, or good cholesterol.

11) Making Preserved Food Actually Taste Good (Yuck)

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