Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.
This week the nutrition labels get a facelift, an essential guide to habit building, and how to optimize your interval training.
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Links of the week
- New F.D.A. Nutrition Labels Would Make ‘Serving Sizes’ Reflect Actual Servings <<Wow. Nutrition labels may actually start to become useful. Though you should still focus on the ingredients list first. (NY Times)
- 36 Lessons I’ve Learned About Habits <<Working on reshaping your habits? (I always am). Here’s a motherload of excellent advice. (Zen Habits)
- Twenty: Cooking with Your Kids <<I don’t have kids, but I bought this book immediately after reading this, just for the basic cooking skills. (Ruhlman)
- Brazil’s new dietary guidelines: food-based! <<Brazil wins for most enlightened health advice. I’m really impressed. (Food Politics)
- Why Milk Wants You to Drink More Delicious Protein <<They’re killing the Got Milk campaign, but that doesn’t mean the dairy industry has given up on taking your money. Remember two things: 1) industrial milk is a highly processed food, and 2) this is about marketing, not your health. (The Atlantic)
- How to Get Fit in a Few Minutes a Week <<Some interesting new science on high-intensity interval training (HIIT). Seems there is such thing as too much. (NY Times)
- Playing Tetris Can Reduce Urges to Eat, Smoke, Drink <<This science isn’t particularly strong at this point, but as a video game lover I couldn’t help but share. (The Atlantic)
- Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Might Double Chances of Prostate Cancer <<Be careful with those supplements, everyone. Don’t take more than you need. (Medline)
- Put an Egg On It: My Favorite Way to Make a Meal Out of Nothing <<This is on page one of my personal healthstyle playbook. (The Kitchn)
- Green Curry Porridge Recipe <<I’ve never seen a recipe like this, but it looks completely amazing. (101 Cookbooks)
What inspired you this week?