Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.
This week Harvard says “whole grains” aren’t always healthy, why you should eat carrot tops, and calling BS on Coke’s new ad.
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Links of the week
- Foods Identified as ‘Whole Grain’ Not Always Healthy <<I’ve told you this before, but now Harvard agrees that the government’s definitions of “whole grain” is ridiculous. (ScienceDaily)
- Edible Veggie Tops <<I almost always eat my radish, turnip, beet and other greens from root vegetables. You should too! (Mark’s Daily Apple)
- The FTC says no to POM Wonderful’s health claims <<Turns out POM Wonderful pomegranate juice shouldn’t be telling you their products help you cheat death. Go figure. (Food Politics)
- Creating a Dish, Not Just Reheating One <<Great resource for those of you with limited cooking options at work or home. Who knew the microwave was so versatile? (New York Times)
- Tree and Human Health May Be Linked <<This article is more interesting than I expected it to be. It can be shocking what environmental factors can influence health. (ScienceDaily)
- Fast Food Diet Linked to Asthma and Eczema Severity in Kids, Large Study Finds <<What’s shocking is not that fast food is bad for kids, but that there is a measurable impact at only 3 servings per week. (ScienceDaily)
- Convert Measurements in the Kitchen with This Handy Infographic <<This is actually really useful, and even easy on the eyes. (Lifehacker)
- Mindfulness Meditation May Relieve Chronic Inflammation <<Yet another benefit of practicing mindfulness. (ScienceDaily)
- Salmon with Fennel Baked in Parchment <<Salmon and fennel is one of the best food pairings ever. This looks healthy and delectable. (Simply Recipes)
- The Honest Coca-Cola Obesity Commercial <<Huge thank you to John Pemberton for calling BS of the week on Coca-Cola for their deceptive advertising.
What inspired you this week?