Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.
This week skim milk spikes controversy, how to feed your gut microbiome and how your alarm clock impacts body weight.
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Links of the week
- The Controversial Life of Skim Milk <<Kids who drink skim milk don’t weigh less than those who drink whole milk, they weigh more. And more fun facts about hyper-processed dairy products. (The Atlantic)
- Want to Feed Your Microbiome? Eat More Veggies! <<People get so worried about the health of their guts these days. But in general, what’s good for you is what’s good for your intestinal bacteria. (The Kitchn)
- Mother’s Exercise May Boost Baby’s Brain <<The pic of the infant in an EEG cap alone is worth checking this one out. Regardless, there still seems to be a consist link between a mom-to-be’s exercise habits and her baby’s brain activity. (NY Times)
- Drinking After 40: Why Hangovers Hit Harder <<In case you were wondering. (WSJ)
- Consistent Bed, Wake Time Linked to Healthier Weight <<Having consistent sleeping and eating schedules has an often underestimated role in health and body weight. (ScienceDaily)
- Stress Eating: It’s More Complicated Than It Looks <<It seems you may be able to mitigate the effects of stress-induced eating with positive social interactions. (CommonHealth)
- Protein-Rich Breakfast Helps Curb Appetite Throughout the Morning <<Oh boy! Eggs and sausage are back. (ScienceDaily)
- German street artist is defacing fast food billboards with actual recipes <<I love this. (Grist)
- Drinking More Milk as a Teenager Does Not Lower Risk of Hip Fracture Later <<Milk does a body good. Except when it doesn’t. (ScienceDaily)
- A WARM SALAD OF ROASTED TURMERIC-CHILI CHICKPEAS + PEAR <<I love warm salads. And these chickpeas sound delicious. (Dolly and Oatmeal)
What inspired you this week?